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Perdita hirticeps ssp. luteocincta Timberlake

Yellow-banded Miner Bee (Perdita hirticeps ssp. luteocincta)

The Yellow-banded Miner Bee was described in 1960, it restricted to the dunes of what today is the Antioch Dunes National Wildlife Refuge, a part of the San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex in California, USA.

The taxon reached a length of about 0,5 cm; its head and thorax were glossy black, the abdomen was blackish brown with light yellow horizontal stripes.

The Yellow-banded Miner Bee is now possibly extinct.


edited: 09.11.2021