Elegant Leaf-cutter Bee Megachile concinna Smith, 1879Non-native    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hymenoptera   >   Family Megachilidae   >   Genus Megachile   

Status:

"Accidentally introduced in North America (or possibly naturally colonized)" (Scarpulla, 2013). "In North America, this uncommon, introduced species is mostly associated with disturbed urban areas"(Droege, in litt.).

There are 7 records in the project database.

View taxon at iNaturalist

Search Google Images

GAALWAFRCLMO HO BA BC HACEPG AACVCHSMKEQACNTADOWISOWO
A female Elegant Leaf-cutter Bee (lateral) collected in Puerto Rico by Sara Prado. Photographed by Brooke Alexander. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Elegant Leaf-cutter Bee (face) collected in Puerto Rico by Sara Prado. Photographed by Brooke Alexander. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Elegant Leaf-cutter Bee (dorsal) collected in Puerto Rico by Sara Prado. Photographed by Brooke Alexander. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)


View All Images

Use of images featured on Maryland Biodiversity Project is only permitted with express permission of the photographer.

View Bibliography