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Perdita bruneri Cockerell, 1897
Perdita cockerelli Crawford, 1906

Life   Insecta   Hymenoptera   Apoidea   Andrenidae   Perdita
Subgenus: Perdita

Perdita bruneri, face
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Perdita bruneri, face

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Perdita bruneri, side
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Perdita bruneri, side
Perdita bruneri, top
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Perdita bruneri, top

Perdita bruneri, wing
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Perdita bruneri, wing
Perdita bruneri, female, face
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Perdita bruneri, female, face

Perdita bruneri, female, side
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Perdita bruneri, female, side
Perdita bruneri, female, top
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Perdita bruneri, female, top

Perdita bruneri, female, wing
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Perdita bruneri, female, wing
Perdita bruneri, male, face
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Perdita bruneri, male, face

Perdita bruneri, male, side
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Perdita bruneri, male, side
Perdita bruneri, male, top
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Perdita bruneri, male, top

Perdita bruneri, male, wing
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Perdita bruneri, male, wing
Identification
Extracted from: Crawford J.C. (1899). Three New Species of Bees. Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia Vol. 10 no. 6


Male. Head and thorax green, finely roughened, metathorax sometimes more bluish.: face up to antennre, including labrum and mandibles, except tips, lateral face-marks running to a point about half way between point of insertion of antennre and summit of eyes; narrow inferior orbits half way up, scape in front, large spot on tubercles, connected with a spot on prothorax and also with coxal cavity, spot on tegulae, all of legs except black stripe on rear of anterior and intermediate femora and tibire and basal half of all coxre, yellow; black stripes on front and rear of hind femora connected below, hind tibire black, with a yellow stripe in front, flagellum reddish testaceous below; wings milky hyaline, nervures pallid, costa, radius more or less and margin of stigma brownish; tegulce pallid; pubescence of head and thorax long, white, abundant all pleura and cheeks, tarsi yellowish testaceolls, hind tarsi dark; abdomen brownish black, segments 1-5 with yellow bands narrowly interfllpted medially; that on 5 sometimes reduced to tW0 spots; venter yellow, tip dark


Length, 5.5 to 6 mm


Female. Similar to male in colour, the marking cream coloured and confined to following; clypeus, except two dots and two longitudinal lines parenthesis shaped, not reaching base of clypeus or these connected with the dots or broken medially, supraclypeal mark two dots, or these


Names
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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Asteraceae  Chrysopsis @ AMNH_BEE (19)

Grindelia squarrosa @ AMNH_BEE (103); UCRC_ENT (3)

Grindelia @ UCRC_ENT (31)

Helianthus annuus @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Helianthus petiolaris @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Helianthus x @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Heterotheca @ UCRC_ENT (3)

Solidago canadensis @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Solidago rigida @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Solidago @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Symphyotrichum ericoides @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Fabaceae  Melilotus officinalis @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Polygonaceae  Eriogonum annuum @ AMNH_BEE (4)

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