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Species Andrena accepta

Bee - Andrena accepta - male Bee - Andrena accepta - male Bee - Andrena accepta - female Bee - Andrena accepta - female Bees that live in underground tunnels - Andrena accepta Bees that live in underground tunnels - Andrena accepta Bees that use underground tunnels - Andrena accepta - Andrena accepta Andrena accepta - female
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 Callandrena)
Species accepta (Andrena accepta)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Andrena pulchella Robertson 1891 (homonym)
Explanation of Names
Author of species is Viereck, 1916
Range
IL & IN west to UT and northern Mexico, south to GA & TX (map)
Season
Sep-Oct
Food
Includes Helianthus. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
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