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Andrena singularis Viereck, 1924


Scientific Name: Andrena singularis Viereck, 1924

Common Name: Andrena singularis


*Andrena (Andrena) singularis Viereck, 1924: 80 [♀].

     Holotype ♀. CANADA, British Columbia, Invermere, 19 May 1915, by F.W.L. Sladen [CNC no. 674].


Taxonomic notes: The ♂ is unknown.

Andrena singularis Viereck, 1924 is known only from the type series from two locations in southern BC.

Distribution in Canada: Viereck 1925 [BC, type locality]; Linsley 1951 [BC]; Sheffield and Heron 2019 [BC].

Body length: ♀ 11 mm


Viereck HL (1924) Prodromus of Andrena, a genus of bees. The Canadian Entomologist 56(4): 76-81.

Sheffield CS, Heron JM (2019) The bees of British Columbia (Hymenoptera: Apoidea, Apiformes). Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia 115: 44-85.

Linsley EG (1951) Subfamily Andreninae. In: Hymenoptera of America north of Mexico Synoptic Catalog. Edited by CFW Muesebeck, KV Krombein, and HK Townes. USDA Agricultural Monograph No. 2, Washington, D.C. pp 1052–1086.

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Ground
Wintering Stage: Adult

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: British Columbia
Ecozone: Montane Cordillera, Pacific Maritime

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