No Common Name Andrena hilaris Smith, 1853    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hymenoptera   >   Family Andrenidae   >   Genus Andrena   

Description:

A larger Andrena, about the size of a Honey Bee. A spring forager, not well studied, but shows up here and there throughout much of the deciduous forest landscape of the East south of New England. (S. Droege, pers. comm.) Nests are categorized as ground burrows, and social behavior is categorized as solitary to communal (Selfridge et al., 2017).

There are 13 records in the project database.

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A female Andrena hilaris in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/19/2012). Image processed by Kamren Jefferson. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)


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