Agricultural Research Results, Western Series
Describes the habitat, life history, foraging, social behavior, and nest architecture of the subsocial halictine bee Hal ictus (Hal ictus) farinosus Smith. The interplay of host-plant conditions with nest development and generations is discussed. Natural enemies and other associates are noted but not extensively treated.
Nye, W. P. 1980. Notes on the Biology of Halictus (Halictus) farinosus Smith (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). USDA ARR-W-11/May 1980.