- They are located only in the USA in a 190 mile stretch of southern Oregon and Northern California.
- They have been decreasing in numbers because of diseases introduced by European imported bees used for commercial crops.
- They have also suffered from lost of habitat.
- There has been no conservation measures to help these insects.
- We should place them in a zone where they cannot be affected by the disease.
- We should also stop using so much land for commercial crop planting.