Species

Scientific Name: Andrena concinnula (Cockerell, 1898)

Common Name: Andrena concinnula

Taxonomy

Parandrena concinnula Cockerell, 1898: 189 [♂‚]

     Holotype ♂‚. USA, California, southern California, by Fox [ANSP no. 10278]

Andrena (Parandrena) mendosa Viereck, 1917: 588 [♀] [synonymy by LaBerge and Ribble 1972: 331]

     Holotype ♀. USA, California, by H.K. Morrison [ANSP no. 4021]

 

References

Cockerell TDA (1898) On some panurgine and other bees. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 25: 185-198. http://www.jstor.org/stable/25076687

LaBerge WE, Ribble DW (1972) A revision of the bees of the genus Andrena of the Western Hemisphere. Part V. Gonandrena, Geissandrena, Parandrena, Pelicandrena. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 98 (3): 271‑358. http://www.jstor.org/stable/25078115

Viereck HL (1917) New species of North American bees of the genus Andrena from west of the 100th meridian contained in the collections of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 68: 550‑608. 

 

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Ground
Pollen Specialization: Narrow Oligolecty
Wintering Stage: Adult

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Salix sp., Tamarix sp., Capsella bursa-pastoris, Eschscholzia californica, Gilia sp., Salix exigua, Sambucus sp., Salix cordata, Amsinckia sp., Spiraea prunifolia, Salix exigua var. hindsiana

Distribution: British Columbia
Ecozone: Western Interior Basin

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