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Species Anthidium psoraleae

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
No Taxon (Anthophila (Apoidea) - Bees)
Family Megachilidae (Leafcutter, Mason, and Resin Bees, and allies)
Subfamily Megachilinae
Tribe Anthidiini
Genus Anthidium (Wool-carder Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Anthidium, Typical Wool-carder Bees)
Species psoraleae (Anthidium psoraleae)
Explanation of Names
Author: Robertson 1902
Size
Female 11mm. Male 12-13mm
Range
Colorado and North Dakota, east to Illinois and Michigan. Possibly the range of this species extends to the Pacific Coast.
Season
July
Food
Robertson (1929) records this species on Astragalus, Lobelia, Psoralea, Trifolium and Verbena.
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