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Species Andrena palpalis

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
No Taxon (Anthophila (Apoidea) - Bees)
Family Andrenidae (Mining Bees)
Subfamily Andreninae (Mining Bees)
Genus Andrena
No Taxon (Subgenus Belandrena)
Species palpalis (Andrena palpalis)
Explanation of Names
Author: Timberlake, 1951
Size
Female 9-10 mm. Male 7-10 mm.
Season
Spring
Food
Includes Phacelia. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
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