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Andrena fulgida LaBerge, 1980


Scientific Name: Andrena fulgida LaBerge, 1980

Common Name: Shiny Miner Bee


*Andrena (Andrena) fulgida LaBerge, 1980: 451 [♀].

     Holotype ♀. CANADA, Quebec, Joliette, 14 July 1902 [USNM no. ].


Taxonomic notes: The ♂ is unknown (LaBerge 1980).

This species is known from three specimens, though Ruebens (2019: 110) recently reported four additional specimens from southern Ontario; these have not been verified.

DNA Barcode Index Number (BIN): N/A 

Distribution in Canada: LaBerge 1980 [ON, QC, type locality]; Rubens 2019 [ON].

Body length: ♀ 9 mm

Forewing length: ♀ 3.6 - 3.95 mm


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.

Rubens C (2019) Changes in composition and structure of a wild bee community and plant-pollinator interactions in South-Central Ontario over a forty-nine year period. MSc Thesis, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, xi + 135 pp.

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Ground
Wintering Stage: Adult

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: Ontario, Quebec
Ecozone: Mixwood Plains

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