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Anthidium dammersi Cockerell, 1937
Life   Insecta   Hymenoptera   Apoidea   Megachilidae   Anthidium
Subgenus: Anthidium

Anthidium dammersi, male, S8 apex profile, VG
© Kimberly Huntzinger, 2007 · 2
Anthidium dammersi, male, S8 apex profile, VG

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Anthidium dammersi, female, midleg, mtg
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Anthidium dammersi, female, midleg, mtg
Anthidium dammersi, male, T7, VG
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Anthidium dammersi, male, T7, VG

Anthidium dammersi, male, S6, VG
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Anthidium dammersi, male, S6, VG
Anthidium dammersi, male, S7, VG
© Kimberly Huntzinger, 2007 · 1
Anthidium dammersi, male, S7, VG

Anthidium dammersi, male, S8, VG
© Kimberly Huntzinger, 2007 · 1
Anthidium dammersi, male, S8, VG
Anthidium dammersi, female, T6, VG
© Kimberly Huntzinger, 2007 · 1
Anthidium dammersi, female, T6, VG
Identification
Extracted from THE POLLEN-COLLECTING BEES OF THE ANTHIDIINI OF CALIFORNIA (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)by GRIGARICK A., A. (1968).


Anthidium dammersi cockerell, 1937. Amer. Mus. Novitates, 948:6; $, 9. Holotype $, Adelanto, 9 mi. N, California (AMNH). Geographic range.—California deserts, Nevada.
CALIFORNIA INSECT SURVEY UNIVtMITT Of CALirONNIA California records.—IMPERIAL Co.: Palo Verde, 3 mi. S, 1 6", IV-9-63 (J. Powell, CIS). INYO Co.: Mazourka Canyon, Inyo Mts., 1 9, V—25—37, on Dalea fremontii (C. Michener, UCR). RIVERSIDE CO.: Hopkins Well, 1 6\ IV-16-58 (P. Hurd, CIS). SAN BERNARDINO CO.: Adelanto, 9 mi. N, 7 $, 1 9, IV-20-37, on Astragalus Ientiginosus var. tremontii (C. Dammers, AMNH, LACM, UCR). Apple Valley, 1 6\ V-9-
58, on Phacelia distans (P. Timberlake, UCR). Victorville, 5 mi. SW, 1 $, V—6—39, on Dalea Fremontii var. Saundersonii (P. Timberlake, UCR); 3.5 mi. SW, 1 9, V-3-39, on Astragalus Ientiginosus var. Fremontii (P. Timberlake, UCR). The restricted markings of this black bee are cream to pale yellow. A. dammersi appears to be the desert counterpart of emarginatum. The differences between these two species are very slight, especially in the females. The median lobe of sternum VI of the male of A. dammersi is typically reddish-brown and has nearly parallel sides (fig. 38). Also, the apex of sternum VIII (fig. 39) is somewhat broader in dammersi than in emarginatum. For the females, the more convex tergum VI (in profile) and the lack of maculations will distinguish dammersi. The pronotal lobe is black in dammersi, usually yellow in emargin¬atum. Also, the southern California populations of emarginatum have a yellow clypeus in the female, whereas the clypeus is nearly all black in dammersi. The distribution of this infrequently collected spe¬cies (27 3,17 9 ) is almost completely in the Colo¬rado and Mojave deserts. No sympatry with emar¬ginatum is known, since in southern California emar¬ginatum is found in mountainous and coastal areas. The few host associations are from the leguminose genera Astragalus and Dalea; or Phacelia of the Hy-drophyllaceae.

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Asteraceae  Chaenactis stevioides @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Boraginaceae  Phacelia distans @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Fabaceae  Astragalus lentiginosus @ UCRC_ENT (28)

Psorothamnus a @ UCRC_ENT (1)

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