Eight-spotted Perdita Perdita octomaculata (Say, 1824)    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hymenoptera   >   Family Andrenidae   >   Genus Perdita   

Status:

Associated with sandy soils.

Description:

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

There are 11 records in the project database.

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A female Perdita octomaculata collected in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/10/2013). A sand-loving species. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A Perdita octomaculata in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/18/2013). Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Perdita octomaculata collected in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/10/2013). A sand-loving species. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Perdita octomaculata collected in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (4/10/2013). A sand-loving species. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)


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