Andrena evoluta Linsley and MacSwain 1961
Scientific Name: Andrena evoluta Linsley and MacSwain 1961
Common Name: Evolving Miner Bee
Andrena evoluta Linsley and MacSwain, 1961: 33 [♀]
Holotype ♀. USA, California, Lassen County, 6.5 miles N. Termo, 21 June 1959, by G.I. Stage, on Oenothera tanacetifolia [CAS no. 6702]
The ♂‚ described by Thorp 1969 [as a neallotype, which is not a term recognized by ICZN]
Linsley EG, MacSwain JW (1961) New Diandrena associated with Oenothera and notes concerning other species (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae). Pan-Pacific Entomologist 37: 31-41.
Thorp RW (1969) Systematics and ecology of bees of the subgenus Diandrena. University of California Publications in Entomology 52: 1-146.
Pollen Specialization: Broad Oligolecty
Wintering Stage: Adult
Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Agoseris sp.
Distribution: British Columbia
Ecozone: Western Interior Basin