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Subgenus Melandrena

Mining Bee? - Andrena - female Mining Bee - Andrena dunningi - female Unknown Bees on Boxelder Maple Flowers - Andrena - female black green bee - Andrena cerasifolii Andrena  - Andrena pertristis - female Andrena vicina? - Andrena vicina a common (this year) andrena - Andrena Anthophila? on Spice Bush - Andrena carlini
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 Melandrena
Explanation of Names
Author: PÃ(c)rez 1890.
25 spp. in our area, 70 spp. total(1)
holarctic, more diverse in Eurasia; all the NA spp. occur in the US, 10 range into Canada and 4 into Mexico(1)