No Common Name Melissodes denticulatus Smith, 1854    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hymenoptera   >   Family Apidae   >   Genus Melissodes   

Description:

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

Relationships:

Specialist of New York Ironweed (Vernonia noveboracensis).

There are 23 records in the project database.

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A Melissodes denticulata in Garrett Co., Maryland (8/11/2013). Determined by Sam Droege. Photo by Boyer and McDowell. (MBP list)

A female Melissodes denticulata in Howard Co., Maryland (8/16/2015). Determined by Sam Droege. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A female Melissodes denticulata in Howard Co., Maryland (8/16/2015). Determined by Sam Droege. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A female Melissodes denticulata in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/20/2016). Verified by John S. Ascher/BugGuide. Photo by Steve Scholnick. (MBP list)

Male (above) and female (below) Melissodes denticulata collected in Howard Co., Maryland (8/16/2015). Determined by Sam Droege. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A female Melissodes denticulata in Carroll Co., Maryland (11/20/2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Melissodes denticulata in Carroll Co., Maryland (11/20/2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Melissodes denticulatus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (11/16/2018). Image processed by Erick Hernandez. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Melissodes denticulatus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (11/16/2018). Image processed by Erick Hernandez. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Melissodes denticulatus in Montgomery Co., Maryland (11/16/2018). Image processed by Erick Hernandez. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)


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