Colletes validus Cresson 1868

Gibbs, Jason, Ascher, John S., Rightmyer, Molly G. & Isaacs, Rufus, 2017, The bees of Michigan (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila), with notes on distribution, taxonomy, pollination, and natural history, Zootaxa 4352 (1), pp. 1-160: 70

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4352.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:7C684128-FFA7-48AA-B395-B9C6BC39353A

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/0392879B-7330-AB62-43D5-FBDDFB0AFB66

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Colletes validus Cresson 1868
status

 

Colletes validus Cresson 1868   ( inaequalis   group)

County records: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Chippewa, Crawford, Emmet, Iosco, Jackson, Kent, Lake, Livingston, Mackinac, Marquette, Midland, Missaukee, Montcalm, Montmorency, Newaygo, Oscoda, Roscommon, Saginaw, Schoolcraft, Van Buren, Wexford.

Notes. Due to its specialization on Vaccinium   , this is a potentially valuable pollinator of blueberry. Nests described by Batra (1980) and Rajotte (1979) from Maryland and Connecticut, respectively.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Colletidae

Genus

Colletes