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Anthidium sonorense Cockerell, 1923
Anthidium sonorense var productum Cockerell, 1923; Anthidium rohweri Schwarz, 1927

Life   Insecta   Hymenoptera   Apoidea   Megachilidae   Anthidium
Subgenus: Anthidium

Anthidium sonorense, male, face
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Anthidium sonorense, male, face

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Anthidium sonorense, male, side
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Anthidium sonorense, male, side
Anthidium sonorense, male, top
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Anthidium sonorense, male, top

Anthidium sonorense, male, wing
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Anthidium sonorense, male, wing
Anthidium sonorense, male, S6 apex, VG
© Kimberly Huntzinger, 2007 · 2
Anthidium sonorense, male, S6 apex, VG

Anthidium sonorense, male, T6, VG
© Kimberly Huntzinger, 2007 · 1
Anthidium sonorense, male, T6, VG
Anthidium sonorense, male, S6, VG
© Kimberly Huntzinger, 2007 · 1
Anthidium sonorense, male, S6, VG

Anthidium sonorense, male, S7, VG
© Kimberly Huntzinger, 2007 · 1
Anthidium sonorense, male, S7, VG
Anthidium sonorense, male, S8, VG
© Kimberly Huntzinger, 2007 · 1
Anthidium sonorense, male, S8, VG

Anthidium sonorense, female, T6, VG
© Kimberly Huntzinger, 2007 · 1
Anthidium sonorense, female, T6, VG
Identification
Extracted from: Grigarick A.A., & Stange L.A., (1968). The Pollen Collecting Bees of the Anthidiini of California (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) Bulletin of the California Insect Survey Volume 9.

California specimens of this bee are moderate in size and show extensive yellow maculations. The apical toothlike process on sternum VI (fig. 14) pro- vides an easy means for recognizing the males of sonorense. The females from California have two longitudinal submedian yellow stripes on the mesonatum, which is unique for this species. There is some reduction of these stripes, as well as a reduction in the yellow metasomal bands, as the species extends southward, and the type of sonorense productum lacks the stripes completely. Tergum VI on the female (fig. 72) is similar to that segment of pare- selae, but differences in the dentition of the mandi- bles (figs. 99, 100) separate them.


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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aizoaceae  Sesuvium verrucosum @ UCRC_ENT (2)
Asteraceae  Chloracantha spinosa @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Pluchea sericea @ UCRC_ENT (2); BBSL__LACMENT (1)
Fabaceae  Prosopis juliflora @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Prosopis @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Psorothamnus emoryi @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Psorothamnus polydenius @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Psorothamnus @ UCRC_ENT (4)
Loasaceae  Petalonyx thurberi @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Zygophyllaceae  Larrea tridentata @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Larrea @ UCRC_ENT (1)

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