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Andrena mining bee - Andrena - female

Andrena mining bee - Andrena - Female
Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Washington, USA
May 22, 2008

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Andrena mining bee - Andrena - female Andrena mining bee - Andrena - female

Mining bee (Andrena sp.) - female
Maybe Dr Ascher will know the species. Reminds much of European A. (Melandrena) nitida, but overall habitus can be quite misleading in this huge genus.

 
color reminds me of Andrena (Melandrena) sola
but there are other similar species

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