Overview

Distribution

National Distribution

United States

Origin: Native

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Present

Confidence: Confident

Type of Residency: Year-round

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Physical Description

Type Information

Lectotype for Melissodes coloradensis Cresson, 1878
Catalog Number: USNM
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Entomology
Sex/Stage: Female;
Preparation: Pinned
Locality: Colo., Colorado, United States
  • Lectotype: 1878. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 200.
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Ecology

Associations

Flowering Plants Visited by Melissodes coloradensis in Illinois

Melissodes coloradensis Cresson: Anthophoridae (Eucerini), Hymenoptera
(observations are from Robertson)

Asteraceae: Cirsium discolor sn cp (Rb), Cirsium vulgare sn (Rb), Coreopsis tripteris sn cp (Rb), Helianthus annuus sn (Rb), Helianthus divaricatus sn cp fq (Rb), Helianthus grosseserratus sn cp fq (Rb), Helianthus mollis sn (Rb), Helianthus tuberosus sn cp fq (Rb), Heliopsis helianthoides sn (Rb), Liatris pycnostachya sn (Rb), Rudbeckia laciniata sn (Rb), Silphium integrifolium sn cp (Rb), Silphium laciniatum sn cp fq (Rb), Silphium perfoliatum sn cp (Rb), Silphium terebinthinaceum sn (Rb); Lythraceae: Lythrum alatum sn (Rb); Verbenaceae: Verbena hastata sn (Rb), Verbena stricta sn (Rb)

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Conservation

Conservation Status

National NatureServe Conservation Status

United States

Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked

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NatureServe Conservation Status

Rounded Global Status Rank: GNR - Not Yet Ranked

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