Species Identification Confidence:
I'm absolutely certain
Observed Individual(s) in Hand or Close Range
Museum or Herbarium Specimen
Reported as Osmia (Melanosmia) raritatis. Trap type: plastic bowl painted with fluorescent paint. Collected. Project: Native Bees of the Palouse Prairie. Unique ID: 143-PRR495.
Decimal Degrees: 46.6,-117.0
Game Management Unit:
May 30, 2012 (All day)
USDA/ARS, Pollinating Insects, Biology, Management and Systematics Research [BBSL]
Most of the specimens (except in the Halictidae family) from this study were identified or verified by someone at Bee Biology and Systematics Lab (BBSL) in Logan, UT.