Guide credits

Draft Guide to the Male Osmia of Eastern North America

Rebekah Andrus and Sam Droege
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center

Terry Griswold
USDA Bee Laboratory, Logan, Utah

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
Washington, D.C.

ARS-USDA Pollinating Insect Collection
Logan, Utah

North Carolina State University Insect Collection
Raleigh, North Carolina

Natural History Museum, University of Kansas
Lawrence, Kansas

Support from the Discover Life Team - John Pickering, Denise, and Justin
as well as the Patuxent Native Bee Inventory and Monitoring Labís interns- Natalie Allen, Travis Conrad, Stephanie Kolski, and Amy Lohr

Based on the following publication(s):
T. B. Mitchell, 1962, Bees of the Eastern United States, North Carolina Agricultural Experiment Station

K.V. Krombein, P.D. Hurd, Jr,. D.R. Smith, and V.D. Burks, eds., 1979, Catalog of hymenoptera in America North of Mexico, Vol.2. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institute Press

C.D. Michener, 2000, The Bees of the World, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore and London

If you have questions, comments, or especially corrections please contact Sam at or call at 301-497-5840