Osmia yanbianensis

Taxonomy

Family: Megachilidae
Subfamily: Megachilinae
Tribe: Osmiini
Genus: Osmia Panzer, 1806
Subgenus: O. (Osmia) Panzer, 1806
Species: Osmia yanbianensis Wu, 2004
Common name: none

Overview

Osmia yanbianensis are black bees with a copper luster. Females have long brown and gray hair on the head and yellow to brown hair on the abdomen and thorax (Wu 2004). T2T5 have white apical hair bands and grayish-white long hair on the discs (Wu 2004). Males have dense yellow hair on the head, thorax, and abdomen, and T3T5 have brown hair on the discs (Wu 2004). Female body length is from 13–15 mm. Male body length is 13–14 mm (Wu 2004).

Phenology

unknown

Host associations 

unknown

Nesting behavior 

unknown

Distribution

Osmia yanbianensis specimens have been recorded in Beijing, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian Jiangxi, Shandong, Sichuan, and Shaanxi in China, as well as Japan, the Korean Peninsula, and the Russian coastal border (Wu 2004).


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<p><em>Osmia yanbianensis</em> female, diagram of clypeus, diagram modified from Wu 2004</p>
Osmia yanbianensis female, diagram of clypeus, diagram modified from Wu 2004
<p><em>Osmia yanbianensis</em> male diagram of S8, diagram modified from Wu 2004</p>
Osmia yanbianensis male diagram of S8, diagram modified from Wu 2004
<p><em>Osmia yanbianensis </em>male, diagram showing dorsal view of genitalia, diagram modified from Wu 2004</p>
Osmia yanbianensis male, diagram showing dorsal view of genitalia, diagram modified from Wu 2004