Hymenoptera of North Carolina
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Halictus ligatus
checklist_number: 2459.00
...The majority of flowers visited by this species are found in fields and other open habitats. Species found in both natural and disturbed habitats are used. ......G5Considered by Carril and Wilson (2021) to be one of the most common summer bees....
Habropoda laboriosa
Blueberry Digger Bee
checklist_number: 1494.00
.........G5 S4S5Considered uncommon by Fowler and Droege (2020)...
Colletes banksi
checklist_number: 2210.00
.........[GNR] SH...
Pseudopanurgus virginicus
checklist_number: 1214.00
...Habitat information on this species appears to be unavailable. Given its preference for visiting Ceanothus and a nesting preference for bare, open ground, the habitats used by this species are probabl......GNR SHWe have a single record for this species from 1950. It is considered rare by Fowler and Droege (2020) and Carril and Wilson (2021)....
Pseudopanurgus pauper
checklist_number: 1189.00
...Habitat information on this species appears to be unavailable. Given its preference for visiting Ceanothus and a nesting preference for bare, open ground, the habitats used by this species are probabl......GNR SHThe most recent state record for this species is from 1924....
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Andrena distans
checklist_number: 149.00
...Carril and Wilson (2021) describe this species as occurring in most of the same areas as Andrena eriginiae, implying an association with rich hardwood forests on mesic slopes and bottomlands. This is ......GNR S3S4...
Andrena arabis
checklist_number: 32.00
This species is one of 470 members of this genus that occur in North American north of Mexico (Discover Life, accessed 2019-12-10), 97 of which have been recorded in North Carolina....In North Carolina, Arabis species are associated with outrcops of mafic rock and are restricted to the Mountains. Cardamine species, on the other hand, have extensive populations in the bottomlands a......GNR SHListed as uncommon by Fowler and Droege (accessed 2014-12-14). Most records for this species east of the Appalachians are from New England, with records from North Carolina located the furthest south....
Andrena erigeniae
checklist_number: 161.00
...Carril and Wilson (2021) describe this species as a specialist on Claytonia virginica, a spring ephemeral associated with rich floodplains and mesic slopes.......GNR S3S4This species was collected in the eastern Piedmont (Raleigh) by Mitchell in the 1920s. All recent records, however, come from the mountains. ...
Andrena ziziae
checklist_number: 473.00
.........GNR...
Andrena violae
checklist_number: 457.00
...The records from North Carolina where the habitat is mentioned appear to indicate that this species makes use of open areas or forest edges.......GNR S3S4...
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Andrena algida
Icy Miner Bee
checklist_number: 13.00
This species is one of 470 members of this genus that occur in North American north of Mexico (Discover Life, accessed 2019-12-10), 97 of which have been recorded in North Carolina....From the location on the specimen label -- Rt 221 4 mi N Linville (misidentified as Hinville) -- the collection appears to have been made in the vicinity of a ridge located on the southeast slope of G......G5 SHPossibly a high elevation, northern disjunct, but more information is needed to determine its status in North Carolina...
Lasioglossum batya
checklist_number: 2502.00
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Lasioglossum macoupinense
checklist_number: 2609.00
.........G5...
Lasioglossum heterognathus
checklist_number: 2574.00
.........G5...
Lasioglossum coreopsis
checklist_number: 2529.00
.........GNR...
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Lasioglossum bruneri
checklist_number: 2506.00
.........G5...
Andrena accepta
checklist_number: 6.00
This species is one of 470 members of this genus that occur in North American north of Mexico (Discover Life, accessed 2019-12-10), 97 of which have been recorded in North Carolina. LaBerge (1967) placed Andrena accepta in the Callendrena Subgenus and within the Accepta Species Group, the only member of which occurring in our state.A moderately large Andrena. The head is black and there are two prominent para-ocular patches of yellow located between the eyes and clypeus and below the antennal insertions; in the males, the clypeu...Mitchell collected a number of specimens of this species on two dates in 1954 and on one in 1957, all from the vicinity of Burgaw and all from Helianthus. The specimen labels mention the savanna at Bu...Visible at flowers and around nest sites; probably can be collected using the colored bowl method....Insects are not included on the list of Endangered, Threatened, and Special Concern Species in North Carolina and consequently have no statewide protection from take. Populations on State Parks, Game Lands, and other protected conservation lands, however, may require permits in order to collect them.GNR [SH]Considered Rare in the East by Fowler and Droege (accessed 2019-12-10). No specimens from NC appear to have been collected since the 1950s. In addition to the specimens at NCSU, records listed by Disc...
Apis mellifera
Western Honey Bee, European Honey Bee
checklist_number: 1317.00
.........GNR SNA...
Bombus affinis
Rusty Patched Bumble Bee
checklist_number: 1318.00
.........G2 S1...
Bombus auricomus
checklist_number: 1321.00
.........G4G5...
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Bombus bimaculatus
checklist_number: 1323.00
.........G5...
Bombus citrinus
checklist_number: 1328.00
.........G4...
Bombus fernaldae
checklist_number: 1333.00
.........G5...
Bombus fervidus
checklist_number: 1334.00
.........G3G4 [S3S4]...
Bombus fraternus
checklist_number: 1337.00
.........G2G4 [S2S3]...
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Bombus griseocollis
checklist_number: 1339.00
.........G5...
Bombus impatiens
checklist_number: 1341.00
.........G5...
Bombus pensylvanicus
checklist_number: 1354.00
.........G3G4 [S3S4]...
Bombus perplexus
checklist_number: 1355.00
.........G5...
Bombus sandersoni
checklist_number: 1358.00
.........G4G5...
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Bombus terricola
checklist_number: 1364.00
.........G3G4 [S3S4]...
Bombus vagans
checklist_number: 1365.00
.........G4...
Bombus variabilis
checklist_number: 1367.00
.........G1G2 [SH]...
Melitoma taurea
checklist_number: 1613.00
.........GNR...
Ptilothrix bombiformis
checklist_number: 1624.00
.........GNR...
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Cemolobus ipomoeae
checklist_number: 1370.00
.........GNR...
Eucera atriventris
checklist_number: 1428.00
.........GNR...
Eucera dubitata
checklist_number: 1441.00
.........GNR...
Eucera fulvohirta
checklist_number: 1445.00
.........[GNR] SHA rare southeastern species with only two historic and disjunct records from North Carolina (Discover Life, acc. 2020-02-07)...
Eucera hamata
checklist_number: 1446.00
.........GNR...
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Eucera rosae
checklist_number: 1462.00
.........GNR...
Florilegus condignus
checklist_number: 1485.00
.........GNR...
Melissodes agilis
checklist_number: 1514.00
.........GNR...
Melissodes apicatus
checklist_number: 1515.00
.........GNR...
Melissodes bimaculatus
checklist_number: 1520.00
.........GNR...
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Melissodes boltoniae
checklist_number: 1523.00
.........GNR...
Melissodes coloradensis
checklist_number: 1527.00
.........GNR SHThis species occurs primarily in the Midwest and Rocky Mountains, with only single record shown for North Carolina and one from Florida east of the Appalachians (Discover Life, acc. 2020-02-08)...
Melissodes communis
checklist_number: 1528.00
.........G5...
Melissodes comptoides
checklist_number: 1530.00
.........GNR...
Melissodes denticulatus
checklist_number: 1534.00
.........GNR...