Identification: Females are all red and medium large. One of only a handful of Nomad species active in June.

Similar Species: Very similar to the less common Austral Cuckoo Nomad Bee (Nomada australis). Females can be separated by the length of the spines on the end of the hind tibia, and by their associated hosts.

Global Status:

Vermont Status: Not Ranked


For more information, visit the following links:

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Living Atlas Species Page


To see the global distribution, check out the iNaturalist account, and toggle the GBIF layer on the map.

Unless otherwise specified, photos are courtesy of Margarita Miklasevskaja at PCYU with funding from NSERC-CANPOLIN.