Species

Scientific Name: Andrena perarmata Cockerell, 1898

Common Name: Andrena perarmata

Taxonomy

Andrena perarmata Cockerell, 1898: 88 [♂]

     Holotype ♂. USA, Washington, Seattle, 15 March 1897 [USNM no. 18982] 

Andrena pyrrhacita Cockerell, 1907: 536 [♀] [synonymy by LaBerge 1980: 419]

     Holotype ♀. USA, Colorodo, Boulder County, 14 April 1907, by W.P. and T.D.A. Cockerell, on Salix sp. [PH Timberlake Collection]

Andrena pyrrhacita var. mosina Cockerell, 1908: 330 [♀] [synonymy by Cockerell 1908: 330 (as subspecies); LaBerge 1980: 419]

     Holotype ♀. USA, Colorado, Troublesome, 8 June 1908, by S. Rohwer, on Salix [UCNH]

Andrena pyrrhacita coloradensis Viereck and Cockerell, 1914: 39 [♀] [synonymy by Viereck and Cockerell 1914: 39 (as subspecies); LaBerge 1980: 419]

     Holotype ♀. USA, Colorado, Berkeley [no 5837] [USNM no. 18150]

*Andrena (Andrena) magnifica Viereck, 1924f: 77 [♀] [synonymy by LaBerge 1980: 419]

     Holotype ♀. CANADA, British Columbia, Rockcreek, 22 April 1919, by E.R. Buckell [CNC no. 664]

 

References

Cockerell TDA (1898) Further notes on Andrena. The Entomologist 31: 88-90.

Cockerell TDA (1907) LXIV.—Descriptions and records of bees.—XIV. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 7 19(114): 531‑540. https://doi.org/10.1080/00222930709487287

Cockerell TDA (1908) XXXVI.—Descriptions and records of bees.—XX. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8) 2: 323‑334. https://doi.org/10.1080/00222930808692489

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: 395‑525. URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25078273

Viereck HL (1924c) Prodromus of Andrena, a genus of bees. The Canadian Entomologist 56(4): 76‑81. https://doi.org/10.4039/ent5674

Viereck HL, Cockerell TD (1914) New North American bees of the genus Andrena. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 48: 1‑58.

 

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

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Baccharis sp., Salix sp., Taraxacum sp., Symphoricarpos sp., Rosa sp., Salix bebbiana

Distribution: Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon
Ecozone: Boreal Cordillera, Pacific Maritime, Prairie, Western Interior Basin