Extracted from: LaBerge, W. E. 1963. New Species and Records of Little-known Species of Melissodes from North America (Hymenoptera: Anthophriadae). Bulletin of The University of Nebraska State Muesem, Vol. 4. Pp 227-242.
Two additional specimens of this rare vernal or early summer
oligolege of Callirhoe have been examined by the author. The data
for these are as follows: TEXAS: Brazos County: I 2, May 1. 1955,
on Callirhoe involucrata, A. H. Alex. College Station: I ~, l\tIay 12,
1955, on Callirhoe involucrata, A. H. Alex. These specimens are in
the collection of Texas Agriculture and l\tIechanical Arts College at