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Andrena banffensis Viereck, 1924


Scientific Name: Andrena banffensis Viereck, 1924

Common Name: Banff Miner Bee


*Andrena (Andrena) banffensis Viereck, 1924: 32 [♀].

     Holotype ♀. CANADA, Alberta, Banff, 5 June 1922, by C.B.D. Garrett [CNC no. 665].


Taxonomic notes: The ♂ is unknown.

Distribution in Canada: Viereck 1924 [AB, type locality]; Linsley 1951 [AB]; Hurd 1979 [AB].


Viereck HL (1924) Prodromus of Andrena, a genus of bees. The Canadian Entomologist 56(2): 28-32.

Hurd PD (1979) Superfamily Apoidea. In: Krombein KV, Hurd Jr PD, Smith DR, Burks BD (Eds) Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, 2735 pp.

Linsley EG (1951) Subfamily Andreninae. In: Hymenoptera of America north of Mexico Synoptic Catalog. Edited by CFW Muesebeck, KV Krombein, and HK Townes. USDA Agricultural Monograph No. 2, Washington, D.C. pp 1052–1086.

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Ground
Wintering Stage: Adult

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: Alberta
Ecozone: Montane Cordillera

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