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Species Nomada imbricata - Imbricate Nomad

Cuckoo Bee - Nomada imbricata Nomada imbricata - female Nomada imbricata - female Nomada imbricata - female Nomada - Nomada imbricata wasp - Nomada imbricata Nomad Bee - Nomada imbricata Nomada ? - Nomada imbricata - female
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 Apidae (Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees)
Subfamily Nomadinae (Cuckoo Bees)
Tribe Nomadini (Nomad Bees)
Genus Nomada (Nomad Bees)
No Taxon (ruficornis species group, Typical Nomad Bees)
Species imbricata (Imbricate Nomad)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nomada imbricata Smith, 1854
Size
9-10 mm (Mitchell, T.B. 1962. Bees of the Eastern United States; quoted by Discover Life)
Range
Eastern United States (including New York and the New England states), to Nova Scotia.
Season
May and June (Discover Life--likely referring to Northeast); April-June (guide photos)
Food
Visits flowers from several families. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
Life Cycle
Apparently associated with an Andrena (guide image)
Print References
Mitchell, T.B. 1962 Bees of the Eastern United States. North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Bulletin No. 152.
Internet References