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Perdita interrupta Cresson, 1878
Perdita (Pygoperdita) interrupta kernensis Timberlake, 1956, valid subspecies; Perdita (Pygoperdita) interrupta vernalis Timberlake, 1956, valid subspecies

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Subgenus: Pygoperdita

Perdita interrupta
Ron Hemberger · 1
Perdita interrupta

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Perdita interrupta, Ron Hemberger
Ron Hemberger · 1
Perdita interrupta, Ron Hemberger
Reprinted from: Cresson, E.T., 1878. Descriptions of new North American Hymenoptera in the collection of the American Entomological Society. Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc.7:70.

Head and thorax blue, thinly clothed with pale pubescence; head broader than thorax, face broad and rather thickly pubescent, lower corner of face, clypeus, labrum, and mandibles except tips white; flagellum pale beneath; thorax subopaque, tegula dull testaceous; wings hyaline, neuration as in hyalina; legs black, thinly clothed with pule pubescence, knees and line on the four anterior tibia, and their tarsi yellowish; abdomen oblong-ovate, convex, shining black, a pale yel lowish fascia on segments 2?5, interrupted on the disk and more or leas suddenly dilated laterally, sometimes a pale lateral spot on sixth segment. Length .23 inch. Hab.?California, (Crotch). Three specimens.

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Asteraceae  Eriophyllum confertiflorum @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Lasthenia californica @ UCRC_ENT (5)
Boraginaceae  Cryptantha intermedia @ UCRC_ENT (47)

Cryptantha sp @ BBSL (1)

Cryptantha @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Brassicaceae  Sisymbrium @ UCRC_ENT (2)
Papaveraceae  Eschscholzia californica @ UCRC_ENT (110)

Eschscholzia parishii @ UCRC_ENT (20)

Eschscholzia @ UCREM (1); UCRC_ENT (16)

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