Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Anthidium oblongatum - Oblong Woolcarder

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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 Proanthidium)
Species oblongatum (Oblong Woolcarder)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anthidium trochantericum
Explanation of Names
Anthidium oblongatum (Illiger 1806)
Identification
Distinguished from A. maculatum by orange tegulae [comment at(1)]
Range
native to the Mediterranean and C. Asia, adventive in NA: ne. US & ON; CO(2)
Food
The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known associations based on specimen records and images.
Remarks
earliest NA record: e. PA 1995