Reprinted from: LaBerge, W.E. RECORDS OF THE GENUS SVASTRA IN NORTH
AMERICA WITH THE DESCRIPTION OF A
NEW SPECIES (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society
Vol. 36, January 31, 1963. No. 1|
Additional records of this pale desert species of Svastra are from
specimens belonging to the University of California at Berkeley.
These specimens were taken north of Rodeo, Hidalgo County, New
Mexico as follows: 52 9 from 2.5 miles north, August 23, 1958, on
Baileya pleniradiata, by E. G. Linsley; 19 from 1 mile north, July
29, 1959, E. G. Linsley; 29 9. from 2.5 miles north, September 4,
1959, J. R. Powers; 59 9 from 2.5 miles north, September 7, 1959,
on Heterotheca subaxillaris, J. R. Powers.