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Andrena colletina Cockerell, 1906


Scientific Name: Andrena colletina Cockerell, 1906

Common Name: Andrena colletina


Andrena colletina Cockerell, 1906: 454 [♂‚]

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


Species Notes

The ♀ was described by Cockerell (1910).

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





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

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


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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.

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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