- Family: Apidae
- Tribe: Anthophorini
- Approximate # species in region: 1
- Common name: digger bees
Habropoda are chunky, speedy bees, represented in our region by a single species. Habropoda laboriosa is a robust spring bee that looks much like a bumble bee, but females gather pollen in scopal brushes rather than corbiculae and males have big cream-colored spots on their faces.
|Scientific Name||Common Name||Phenology||Habitat||Forage|
|Habropoda laboriosa||Blueberry digger bee||Spring||Sand||Ericaceae, but also Cercis and Prunus|
Species requiring accounts: none