Nomada krugii Cresson

Nomada krugii female  top view. Photo by USGS BIML

Nomada krugii female top view. Photo by USGS BIML

Nomada krugii female  face. Photo by USGS BIML

Nomada krugii female face. Photo by USGS BIML

Nomada krugii female sideview. Photo by USGS BIML

Nomada krugii female sideview. Photo by USGS BIML

Nomada krugii Cresson

GENUS (The bees of the World by Michener 2007)

  • Slender, sparsely haired, wasplike bee
  • majority have yellow or wite integumental markings, often on all tagmata, or the whole body, or at least the metasoma is red
  • sometimes yellow or white integumental markings are on a red background
  • The body length is from >3mm to 16mm
  • most species have three submarginal cells, the first nearly as long as the second and third taken together
  • In some species, the second submarginal crossvein is absent, elaving two subequal submarginal cells
  • Rarely, the first submarginal corssvein is lost, resulting in a long first submarginal cell and a small second
  • S5 on the female is emarginate with tuft of bristles on each resultant love
  • T6 of the female has a lateroapical tuft of bristles on each side of the pygidial plate
  • the apex of S6 of the female is subtruncate, with apicolateral groups of blunt spinelike setae

Species description and images available at Discover Life

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