Check List 11(3): e19263, doi: 10.15560/11.3.1665
Distribution and floral hosts of Anthophorula micheneri (Timberlake, 1947) and Hylaeus sparsus (Cresson, 1869), (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila), with new state records in Giles and Loudoun counties, Virginia, eastern USA
expand article infoElizabeth Sellers, David McCarthy§
‡ United States Geological Survey (USGS), United States of America§ Deceased (1947 - 2012). Formerly - Friends of Banshee Reeks (Nature Preserve), United States of America
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New collection records for Anthophorula micheneri (Timberlake, 1947) from Loudoun County and other locations in Virginia, USA document an approximately 1,350 km extension of its previously recorded geographic range. New state records for the rarely seen Hylaeus sparsus (Cresson, 1869) collected in Giles County and from a blue vane trap in Loudoun County, Virginia add to our knowledge of this species’ range and phenology in the USA. Floral records for both species are documented with a discussion of possible host preferences.
Anthophorula micheneri; Hylaeus sparsus; Apiaceae; Agalinis; range extension; host plants; blue vane trap