No Common Name Svastra obliqua (Say, 1837)  
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hymenoptera   >   Family Apidae   >   Genus Svastra   

Status:

A large Eucerine bee that is a good indicator of high quality habitat (S. Droege, pers. comm.).

Description:

Nests are categorized as ground burrows, and social behavior is categorized as solitary to communal (Selfridge et al., 2017).

Relationships:

Parasitized by Triepeolus concavus.

There are 21 records in the project database.

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A Svastra obliqua in Caroline Co., Maryland (8/16/2014). Photo by Bill Adams. (MBP list)

A female Svastra obliqua in Kent Co., Maryland (7/22/2014). Photo by Sam Droege. (MBP list)

A female Svastra obliqua in Kent Co., Maryland (7/22/2014). Photo by Sam Droege. (MBP list)

A female Svastra obliqua in Kent Co., Maryland (7/22/2014). Photo by Sam Droege. (MBP list)

A female Svastra obliqua in Kent Co., Maryland (7/22/2014). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Svastra obliqua in Dorchester Co., Maryland (12/1/2015). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Svastra obliqua in Dorchester Co., Maryland (12/1/2015). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Svastra obliqua in Prince Georges Co., Maryland (6/12/2014). Photo by Mikey Lutmerding. (MBP list)

A female Svastra obliqua in Prince Georges Co., Maryland (6/12/2014). Photo by Mikey Lutmerding. (MBP list)

A female Svastra obliqua in Prince Georges Co., Maryland (6/12/2014). Photo by Mikey Lutmerding. (MBP list)


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