Species

Scientific Name: Andrena distans Provancher, 1888

Common Name: Cranesbill Miner

Taxonomy

Andrena distans Provancher, 1888: 307 [♀,♂‚]

     Lectotype ♀ (designated by Sheffield and Perron (2014)). CANADA, Quebec, Cap Rouge [ULQC].

Andrena g[erani]. maculati Robertson, 1897: 333 [♀,♂‚] [synonymy by Mitchell (1960)]

Andrena gerani-maculati Viereck, 1907: 287 [emmended name]

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

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Prunus sp., Phacelia sp., Geranium sp., Taraxacum officinale, Geranium maculatum, Chamaenerion angustifolium

Distribution: Ontario, Quebec
Ecozone: Boreal Shield, Mixwood Plains