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Andrena edwardsi Viereck, 1916


Scientific Name: Andrena edwardsi Viereck, 1916

Common Name: Edward&s Miner Bee


Andrena (Andrena) edwardsi Viereck 1916: 731 [♀].

     Holotype ♀. USA, Idaho, Moscow Mountains, 8 July 1898 [AMNH].


Taxonomic notes: The ♂ was described by LaBerge (1980: 509).

DNA Barcode Index Number (BIN): N/A

Distribution in Canada: LaBerge 1980 [BC].


LaBerge WE (1980) A revision of the bees of the genus Andrena of the Western Hemisphere. Part X. Subgenus Andrena. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 106(4): 395-525.

Viereck HL (1916) New species of the bee genus Andrena in the American Museum of Natural History. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 35: 729-732.

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

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Ceanothus sp., Eriogonum sp., Salix sp., Rhamnus sp., Prunus sp., Ranunculus sp., Phacelia sp., Arctostaphylos sp., Ribes sp., Lappula sp., Perideridia gairdneri

Distribution: British Columbia
Ecozone: Western Interior Basin

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