Species

Scientific Name: Andrena colletina Cockerell, 1906

Common Name: Andrena colletina

Taxonomy

Andrena colletina Cockerell, 1906: 454 [♂]

     Holotype â™‚. USA, Colorado, Teller County, Florissant, June and July 1906, by T.D.A. Cockerell [AMNH]

 

Species Notes

The â™€ was described by Cockerell (1910).

The DNA Barcode Index Number (BIN) for this species is BOLD:ACE4407.

 

Biology

 

Size

♀ body length:  mm; head length:  mm; head width:  mm; forewing length:  mm

♂ body length: mm; head length:  mm; head width:  mm; forewing length:  mm

 

Index of Area of Occupancy (IAO) in Canada (http://geocat.kew.org/):  km2

 

References

Cockerell TDA (1906) The bees of Florissant, Colorado. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 22: 419-455. 

Cockerell TDA (1910) XXXV.—Descriptions and records of bees .—XXVI. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 5: 256‑264. https://doi.org/10.1080/00222931008692763

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Ground
Pollen Specialization: Broad Oligolecty
Wintering Stage: Mature Larva

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Aster sp., Chrysothamnus sp., Ericameria sp., Grindelia sp., Ericameria nauseosa, Chrysothamnus viscidiflorus, Ericameria bloomeri

Distribution: Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan
Ecozone: Montane Cordillera, Prairie

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