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Nomada grayi Cockerell, 1903
Nomada (Gnathias) grayi Cockerell, 1903; Nomada (Gnathias) grayi eastonensis Cockerell, 1903; Nomada grayi eastonensis Cockerell, 1903, valid subgenus

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Nomada grayi, female, face
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Nomada grayi, female, face

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Nomada grayi, female, side
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Nomada grayi, female, side
Nomada grayi, female, top
Smithsonian Institution, Entomology Department · 9
Nomada grayi, female, top
Overview
Reprinted from: Cockerell,T.A. 1903. New American hymenoptera, mostly of the genus Nomada. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 64(3):203


? .—Length about 9 millim. Similar in form and colour to N. erythrochroa, but a little duller, with the front, region of ocelli, sides of prothorax, median stripe on mesothorax, large hourglass-shaped mark on metathorax, very broad band from wings to middle and hind coxse, all the coxse behind except at apex, spot at extreme base of first four femora beneath, posterior part of cheeks, and extreme base of first abdominal segment all black. The only yellow about the insect is a rather large spot on each side of the second abdominal segment. Mandibles bidentate. Third antennal joint as long as fourth or nearly so ; antennas wholly ferruginous. Wings fairly clear, the apex dusky ; stigma dark ferruginous, nervures piceous, second submarginal cell little narrowed above. Cheeks and sides of metathorax with conspicuous white hair. Tegulse light ambercolour. Hob. Corvallis, Oregon, May 7, 1898. Eeceived from Mr. II. L. Viereck. Named after Oapt. Robert Gray, the explorer.

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Asteraceae  Taraxacum officinale @ BBSL (1)
Boraginaceae  Hackelia sp @ BBSL (2)

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