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Genus Ancylandrena

Bees in communal nest - Ancylandrena larreae - female 3 submarginal cells - Ancylandrena 3 submarginal cells - Ancylandrena - male bee - Ancylandrena atoposoma - male Ancylandrena sp. - Ancylandrena rozeni bee - Ancylandrena rozeni Andrena? - Ancylandrena larreae Andrena? - Ancylandrena larreae
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 Ancylandrena
Explanation of Names
Ancylandrena Cockerell 1930
5 spp., all in our area(1)
sw. US + Baja (map)(1)
Hexepeolus are cleptoparasites of Ancylandrena (Rozen 1994)
Print References
Rozen J.G. (1994) Biologies of the bee genera Ancylandrena (Andrenidae: Andreninae) and Hexepeolus (Apidae: Nomadinae) and phylogenetic relationships of Ancylandrena based on its mature larva (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). American Museum Novitates 3108: 1-19. (Full text)