Megachile (Xanthosarus) frigida frigida Smith 1853

Gibbs, Jason, Ascher, John S., Rightmyer, Molly G. & Isaacs, Rufus, 2017, The bees of Michigan (Hymenoptera: Apoidea: Anthophila), with notes on distribution, taxonomy, pollination, and natural history, Zootaxa 4352 (1), pp. 1-160: 111

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Megachile (Xanthosarus) frigida frigida Smith 1853


Megachile (Xanthosarus) frigida frigida Smith 1853 

County records: Alger, Baraga, Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Delta, Dickinson, Emmet, Ingham, Iosco, Iron, Keweenaw, Lake, Mackinac, Manistee, Marquette, Mason, Midland, Washtenaw. 

Notes. A nest in a poplar log was described from Manitoba ( Stephen 1956). Graenicher (1905) records this species nesting in logs as M. addenda ( Medler & Lussenhop 1968)  .