Species

Scientific Name: Andrena placata Mitchell, 1960

Common Name: Andrena placata

Taxonomy

Andrena (Pterandrena) placata Mitchell, 1960: 148 [♂]

     Holotype ♂. USA, Massachusetts, Needham, Massachusetts, 13 August 1936, by T.B. Mitchell [NCSU]

 

Species Notes

The ♀ described by LaBerge (1967).

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Ground
Pollen Specialization: Narrow Oligolecty
Wintering Stage: Mature Larva

Crop Preference: Fagopyrum esculentum
Non Crop Preference: Aster sp., Solidago sp., Symphyotrichum lateriflorum var. lateriflorum, Eurybia macrophylla, Eupatorium serotinum

Distribution: Ontario, Quebec
Ecozone: Boreal Shield, Mixwood Plains