Halictus confusus Smith, 1853
Halictus alpinus Alfken, 1907; Halictus constrictus_homonym Provancher, 1882; Halictus provancheri Dalla Torre, 1896, replacement name; Halictus nearcticus Vachal, 1904; Halictus flavipes_homonym Auct; Halictus perkinsi Blthgen, 1926, replacement name; Halictus (Pachyceble) confusus confusus Smith, 1853; Seladonia (Pachyceble) confusa (Smith, 1853); Halictus (Seladonia) confusus confusus Smith, 1853, valid subspecies; Halictus arapahonum Cockerell, 1906; Halictus (Chloralictus) olivarius Sandhouse, 1924; Halictus confusus arapahonum Cockerell, 1906; Halictus (Seladonia) confusus arapahonum Cockerell, 1906, valid subspecies; Halictus (Seladonia) confusus pelagius Ebmer, 1996, valid subspecies
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Subgenus: Seladonia

Halictus confusus, female, face
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Halictus confusus, female, face

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Halictus confusus, female, side
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Halictus confusus, female, top
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Halictus confusus, female, top

Halictus confusus, female, wing
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Halictus confusus, female, wing
Halictus confusus, female, face
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Halictus confusus, female, face

Halictus confusus, female, side
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Halictus confusus, female, side
Halictus confusus, female, top
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Halictus confusus, female, top

Halictus confusus, female, wing
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Halictus confusus, female, wing
Halictus confusus, female, face
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Halictus confusus, female, face

Halictus confusus, female, side
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Halictus confusus, female, side
Halictus confusus, female, top
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Halictus confusus, female, top

Halictus confusus, female, wing
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Halictus confusus, female, wing
Halictus confusus
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Halictus confusus

Halictus confusus f
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Halictus confusus f
Halictus confusus f
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Halictus confusus f
Overview
FEMALE—Length 7 mm.; head and thorax greenish, clypeus becoming more blackish, abdomen blackish but with metallic greenish tints, legs blackish, becoming somewhat ferruginous apically: head slightly broader than long; eyes slightly converging below; clypeus rather strongly protuberant, projecting slightly below suborbital line; cheeks very slightly broader than eyes; lateral ocelli somewhat nearer margin of vertex than to eyes; punctures in general quite deep and distinct, rather coarse but close on upper part of face, becoming more sparse below, finer and rather indistinct on cheeks, close and rather fine but not crowded on dorsum of thorax, indistinct on the shining pleura, quite close and fine on the abdominal terga; dorsal area of propodeum distinctly striate laterally, becoming finely rugoso-striate medially; wings nearly hyaline, veins and stigma yellowish; tegulae yellowish anteriorly, more ferruginous posteriorly; hind basitibial plate triangular, pointed apically; apical margins of abdominal terga becoming reddened, apical fasciae pale yellowish, thin and subinterrupted medially on basal tergum, but entire on the others.

MALE—Length 7 mm.; general body color greenish on head and thorax, abdomen somewhat darker but with strong green tints; head slightly longer than broad, slightly narrower below, eyes slightly convergent; mandibles, labrum, and apical third of clypeus yellow, the clypeus strongly protuberant, projecting considerably below suborbital line; cheeks subequal to eyes in width; space between lateral ocelli subequal to that between ocelli and eyes, that between ocelli and margin of vertex slightly less; basal segment of flagellum rather strongly yellowish, about half the length of the second and following segments; puncturation in general deep and distinct, rather fine and close but not crowded on upper part of face and dorsum of thorax, becoming quite sparse on lower portion of face, clypeus, and on cheeks below, pleura being obscurely rugoso-punctate, and abdominal terga shining between minute, deep and distinct punctures; disc of propodeum finely rugoso-striate medially, becoming distinctly striate laterally; wings hyaline, veins and stigma testaceous; tegulae yellowish-hyaline anteriorly, becoming more ferruginous posteriorly; coxae blackish, trochanters and femora ferruginous, tibiae ferruginous except for a narrow, outer, yellowish stripe, tarsi yellowish; apical abdominal fasciae whitish but usually rather indistinct; apical margin of sternum 5 broadly incurved, 6 with a median pit from which a narrow groove approaches the straight apical margin; gonostyli double, consisting of a broad hatchet-shaped dorsal lobe and a much narrower ventral lobe, these distinct on apex of the gonocoxite, ventral lobe with a pair of inner tufts of setae.

DISTRIBUTION—Nova Scotia to North Dakota, South to Florida and Texas, from March to October.

FLOWER RECORDS—Althaea, Antenneria, Apocynum, Aster, Barbarea, Berteroa, Brassica, Cerastium, Chrysanthemum, Cirsium, Clematis, Epilobium, Fagopyrum, Fragaria, Houstonia, Hydrangea, Leontodon, Lotus, Malus, Melilotus, Potentiila, Prunus, Rhus, Rubus, Salix, Salvia, Scilla, Solidago, Taraxacum, and Trifolium. This species (as Seladonia fasciata) is recorded by Robertson (1929) in the following additional genera: Abutilon, Amelanchier, Amorpha, Anemonella, Anthemis, Arabis, Asclepias, Blephilia, Boltonia, Camassia, Capsella, Cardamine, Ceanothus, Cerastium, Cercis, Cicuta, Claytonia, Coreopsis, Cornus, Crataegus, Cryptotaenia, Dianthera, Ellisia, Erigenia, Erigeron, Eryngium, Erythronium, Eupatorium, Euphorbia, Geum, Gnaphalium, Helenium, Helianthus, Heracleum, Isopyrum, Krigia, Lappula, Leonurus, Lepidium, Lippia, Lobelia, Ludwigia, Lycopus, Lythrum, Malva, Mollugo, Monarda, Nepeta, Oenothera, Osmorrhiza, Oxalis, Parthenium, Pastinaca, Petalostemon, Phytolacco, Polygonum, Polytaenia, Prunella, Psoralea, Pycnanthemum, Radicula, Ranunculus, Rhamnus, Rudbeckia, Scrophularia, Sisymbrium, Sisyrinchium, Sium, Specularia, Staphylea, Stellaria, Symphoricurpus, Taenidia, Tradescantia, Verbena, Veronica, Viola and Zizia.

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
A. newhart  623 @ JRYB__SHEN (8)
Amaryllidaceae  Allium textile @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Allium @ AMNH_BEE (3)
Anacardiaceae  Rhus copallina @ UCMS_ENT (2)

Rhus sp @ BBSL (1)

Rhus typhina @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Rhus @ AMNH_BEE (1); CUIC_ENT (1)
Apiaceae  Daucus carota @ CUIC_ENT (14); AMNH_BEE (13)

Lomatium dissectum @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Lomatium sp @ BBSL (1)

Pseudocymopterus montanus @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Thaspium barbinode @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Apocynaceae  Apocynum androsaemifolium @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Apocynum cannabinum @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Asteraceae  Achillea millefolium @ UCMS_ENT (10)

Agoseris glauca @ RMBL_ENT (1); DART_ENT (1)

Agoseris sp @ BBSL (1)

Aster lateriflorus @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Aster @ CUIC_ENT (2); AMNH_BEE (5)

Centaurea @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Chrysothamnus linifolius @ BBSL (1)

Chrysothamnus parryi @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Chrysothamnus sp @ BBSL (2)

Cichorium intybus @ PN- (4); UCMS_ENT (2)

Ericameria nauseosa @ BBSL (3)

Erigeron canus @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Erigeron richardsonii @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Erigeron speciosus @ DART_ENT (1); RMBL_ENT (3)

Erigeron strigosus @ CUIC_ENT (22)

Erigeron vulgaris @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Erigeron @ AMNH_BEE (1); CUIC_ENT (8)

Eupatorium sp @ BBSL (2)

Grindelia sp @ BBSL (1)

Haplopappus sp @ BBSL (1)

Heliomeris multiflora @ RMBL_ENT (3)

Heterotheca villosa @ RMBL_ENT (2); DART_ENT (1); CUIC_ENT (1)

Rudbeckia hirta @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Solidago canadensis @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Solidago sp @ BBSL (4); UCMS_ENT (1)

Solidago @ CUIC_ENT (29); AMNH_BEE (29)

Sonchus arvensis @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Tanacetum vulgare @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Taraxacum campylodes @ AMNH_BEE (1); UCMS_ENT (1); RMBL_ENT (2); DART_ENT (1); CUIC_ENT (1)

Taraxacum @ AMNH_BEE (2)
Boraginaceae  Hackelia floribunda @ BBSL (1)

Hackelia sp @ BBSL (1)

Lithospermum ruderale @ BBSL (1)
Brassicaceae  Barbarea vulgaris @ CUIC_ENT (17)

Berteroa incana @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Brassica oleracea @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Brassica rapa @ UCMS_ENT (3)

Erysimum inconspicuum @ DART_ENT (1); RMBL_ENT (2)

Isatis tinctoria @ BBSL (3)

Lepidium sp @ BBSL (4)

Lesquerella arenosa @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Physaria acutifolia @ BBSL (3)

Physaria obcordata @ BBSL (9)
C. smith  672 @ JRYB__SHEN (1)
Campanulaceae  Campanula parryi @ RMBL_ENT (1)
Caryophyllaceae  Stellaria sp @ BBSL (2)
Convolvulaceae  Convolvulus sepium @ AMNH_BEE (2)
Crassulaceae  Sedum sp @ BBSL (1)
Ericaceae  Calluna vulgaris @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Rhododendron @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Vaccinium corymbosum @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Vaccinium @ CUIC_ENT (4)
Fabaceae  Dalea purpurea @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Lotus corniculatus @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Medicago sativa @ CUIC_ENT (3); BBSL__BBSLID (1); BBSL (11); AMNH_BEE (1)

Melilotus officinalis @ AMNH_BEE (3); BBSL (2); CUIC_ENT (111)

Melilotus @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Tephrosia virginiana @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Trifolium pratense @ MLSB__N16- (1)

Trifolium @ CUIC_ENT (1); AMNH_BEE (2)
Freilich, j.  1635 @ JRYA__OLYM (1)
G. cangialosi  915 @ JRYB__SHEN (1)
Gentianaceae  Pneumonanthe parryi @ DART_ENT (1)
Geraniaceae  Geranium richardsonii @ RMBL_ENT (3); DART_ENT (2)
Herndon, j.d.  1537 @ JRYA__OLYM (1)
Hydrangeaceae  Hydrangea quercifolia @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Hydrophyllaceae  Phacelia argillacea @ BBSL (1)
J. rykken  1007 @ JRYB__SHEN (1)

1028 @ JRYB__SHEN (1)

1029 @ JRYB__SHEN (22)

1031 @ JRYB__SHEN (3)

1064 @ JRYB__SHEN (1)

1073 @ JRYB__SHEN (1)

1088 @ JRYB__SHEN (2)

575 @ JRYB__SHEN (1)

832 @ JRYB__SHEN (3)

913 @ JRYB__SHEN (13)

972 @ JRYB__SHEN (1)
K. kingsley  1057 @ JRYB__SHEN (1)

1063 @ JRYB__SHEN (2)

1066 @ JRYB__SHEN (1)

3528 @ JRYB__SHEN (1)
Lamiaceae  Glechoma hederacea @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Mentha piperita @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Origanum vulgare @ I_HHGA (2)

Pycnanthemum tenuifolium @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Salvia pratensis @ BBSL (1)
Liliaceae  Allium sp @ BBSL (2)
Malvaceae  Tilia europaea @ CUIC_ENT (3)
Mertensiidae  Mertensia sp @ BBSL (1)
Ml. epps  773 @ JRYB__SHEN (1)

808 @ JRYB__SHEN (2)
N. rice  1031 @ JRYB__SHEN (10)
Onagraceae  Chamerion angustifolium @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Epilobium angustifolium @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Oxalidaceae  Oxalis stricta @ PN- (1)
P. clifton  672 @ JRYB__SHEN (7)
Plantaginaceae  Linaria vulgaris @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Penstemon digitalis @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Plantago lanceolata @ MLSB__N16- (1)
Polemoniaceae  Polemonium foliosissimum @ BBSL (1)
Polycitoridae  Salix sp @ BBSL (1)
Polygonaceae  Eriogonum pelinophilum @ BBSL (12)

Fagopyrum esculentum @ CUIC_ENT (34)
Pontederiaceae  Pontederia cordata @ CUIC_ENT (1)
R. minor  808 @ JRYB__SHEN (4)
Ranunculaceae  Aquilegia flavescens @ BBSL (1)

Ranunculus orthorhynchus @ BBSL (1)

Ranunculus @ CUIC_ENT (3); UCMS_ENT (1)
Rosaceae  Fragaria sp @ BBSL (1)

Fragaria virginiana @ RMBL_ENT (3)

Geum triflorum @ RMBL_ENT (1)

Malus domestica @ CUIC_ENT (1)

Malus pumila @ UCMS_ENT (4)

Malus @ CUIC_ENT (10); AMNH_BEE (1)

Pentaphylloides floribunda @ DART_ENT (1); RMBL_ENT (1)

Photinia melanocarpa @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Potentilla glandulosa @ BBSL (2)

Potentilla pulcherrima @ DART_ENT (1); RMBL_ENT (2)

Potentilla recta @ CUIC_ENT (7)

Prunus americana @ AMNH_BEE (10)

Prunus maritima @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Prunus sp @ BBSL (1)

Prunus @ AMNH_BEE (1); CUIC_ENT (2)

Rosa rugosa @ UCMS_ENT (1)

Rosa @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Rubus @ CUIC_ENT (3); UCMS_ENT (1)

Sorbaria sorbifolia @ CUIC_ENT (6)

Spiraea latifolia @ CUIC_ENT (2)

Spiraea @ UCMS_ENT (3)
Rubiaceae  Galium boreale @ RMBL_ENT (1)
Rykken, j.  1113 @ JRYA__NOCA (1)

1322 @ JRYA__NOCA (1)

145 @ JRYA__NOCA (1)

1537 @ JRYA__OLYM (25)

153 @ JRYA__NOCA (1)
Salicaceae  Salix exigua @ BBSL (2)

Salix @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Scrophulariaceae  Penstemon leonardii @ BBSL (1)
Tamaricaceae  Tamarix @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Unplaced  none 635 @ AMNH_BEE (10)
Valerianaceae  Valeriana occidentalis @ BBSL (1)
Verbenaceae  Verbena bracteata @ CUIC_ENT (1)
Violaceae  Viola rafinesquii @ AMNH_BEE (1)
_  Apiaceae sp @ BBSL (1)

Asteraceae @ I_JSA (2)

Bee @ LAR (13)

Brassicaceae sp_( @ BBSL (1)

M Spring @ PN- (20)

Rosaceae @ I_JSA (2)

Withheld @ BBSL (48)

apple @ NLA (4)

blueberry @ NLA (6)

caneberry @ NLA (10)

cucurbit @ NLA (19)

pond edge @ NLA (2)

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Female from Obrež, Grabe, collected in June 1995.

 

Halictus confusus Smith, 1853

 

 

Holarctic species. In Slovenia along the rivers Sava and Drava (sub-Pannonian and pre-Alpine regions).

Polylectic species. Nests in burrows in the ground, excavated by itself. Social species. Overwintered females appear in April, males fly from July to September.

 

Razširjenost vrste v Sloveniji.

Ob rekah Savi in Dravi.

 

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