Colletes inaequalis Say 1837

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: 69

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-7331-AB63-43D5-FD95FD3CFC5F

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Plazi

scientific name

Colletes inaequalis Say 1837
status

 

Colletes inaequalis Say 1837   ( inaequalis   group)

County records: Alger, Allegan, Barry, Benzie, Berrien, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Chippewa, Clare, Clinton, Crawford, Dickinson, Emmet, Gladwin, Grand Traverse, Houghton, Ingham, Iosco, Isabella, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kalkaska, Kent, Lake, Leelanau, Livingston, Luce, Mackinac, Manistee, Marquette, Midland, Missaukee, Montcalm, Montmorency, Newaygo, Oceana, Ogemaw, Osceola, Otsego, Ottawa, Roscommon, Schoolcraft, Shiawassee, Van Buren, Washtenaw, Wayne, Wexford.

Notes. Nests described from New Jersey, Kansas and Maryland by Smith (1901; as compacta   ), Stephen (1954), and Batra (1980), respectively. Population structure and nest suitability studies in New York by López- Uribe et al. (2015). An abundant spring bee and important wild pollinator of spring crops including apple, blueberry and cherry ( Gibbs et al. 2016, 2017).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Colletidae

Genus

Colletes