Species

Scientific Name: Andrena hallii Dunning, 1898

Common Name: Andrena hallii

Taxonomy

Andrena hallii Dunning, 1898: 268 [♀].

     Lectotype ♀ [designated by LaBerge and Bouseman 1970: 590]. USA, Washington, Pullman, by C.W. Piper [USNM no. USNM ENT 533619].

Andrena heterura Cockerell, 1930: 445 [♀] [synonymy by LaBerge and Bouseman (1970: 588)].

     Holotype ♀. USA, Colorado, Mesa Verge National Park, 29 June 1929, by P.R. Franke [CAS no. 15337].

 

Species Notes

The ♂ was described by LaBerge and Ribble (1970).

 

References

Cockerell TDA (1930) New bees from the Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 37(4): 441-448. http://www.jstor.org/stable/25004332

Dunning SN (1898) Notes on Andrena. The Canadian Entomologist 30(10): 268-269.

 

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

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Melilotus sp., Opuntia sp.

Distribution: British Columbia
Ecozone: Pacific Maritime

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