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Andrena nothoscordi Robertson, 1897


Scientific Name: Andrena nothoscordi Robertson, 1897

Common Name: Andrena nothoscordi


Andrena nothoscordi Robertson, 1897: 331 [♀].

     Lectotype ♀, designated by W.E. LaBerge, in Webb (1980: 107). USA, Illinois, Carlinville, 29 April 1895, by C. Robertson, on Nothoscordum striatum [INHS].


Taxonomic notes: The ♂ described by LaBerge (1985: 478).

Distribution in Canada: Pindar 2014 [ON].

The presence of this species in Canada needs to be confirmed.


LaBerge WE (1985) A revision of the bees of the genus Andrena of the Western Hemisphere. Part XI. Minor subgenera and subgeneric key. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 111(4): 441-567.

Robertson C (1897) North American bees−descriptions and synonyms. Transactions of the Academy of Sciences of St. Louis 7: 315-356.

Pindar AN (2014) The effect of fire disturbance on bee community composition in Oak Savannah habitat in southern Ontario, Canada. PhD Thesis, York University, Toronto. xiv + 160

Sociality: Solitary
Nesting: Ground
Wintering Stage: Adult

Crop Preference: Not Available
Non Crop Preference: Not Available

Distribution: Ontario
Ecozone: Mixwood Plains

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