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Subgenus Melandrena

bee - Andrena regularis Mining Bee - Andrena - female Honey Bee? - Andrena nivalis pollen laden - Andrena carlini Uvularia bee - Andrena - female bee with glossy black abdomen and fuzzy brown thorax - Andrena Unknown bee - Andrena carlini 5341 Unknown Bee - Andrena lupinorum
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 (Miner, Bare-miner, Fairy, and Oxaeine Bees)
Subfamily Andreninae (Miner Bees)
Genus Andrena
No Taxon Subgenus Melandrena
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1055790321000841
Subgenera Scoliandrena and Nemandrena and Tylandrena (Author: LaBerge 1964,15 spp., all in our area) are now all jr. syns. of Melandrena.
Scoliandrena could be retained as the "osmioides" species group of the newly expanded Melandrena
Nemandrena could be retained as the "torulosa" species group of the newly expanded Melandrena
Explanation of Names
Author: PÃ(c)rez 1890.
Numbers
25 spp. in our area, 70 spp. total(1)
Range
holarctic, more diverse in Eurasia; all the NA spp. occur in the US, 10 range into Canada and 4 into Mexico(1)