Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Information about the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Andrena crataegi - Hawthorn Andrena

Bee 9881 - Andrena crataegi - female Andrena? - Andrena crataegi Bumble? Carpenter? Other? - Andrena crataegi  Bombus sp Bee sp - Andrena crataegi hawthorn andrena - Andrena crataegi - female Male Andrena crataegi? - Andrena crataegi - male brown bee - Andrena crataegi Anthophila (Apoidea) - Bees - Andrena crataegi
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 Plastandrena)
Species crataegi (Hawthorn Andrena)
Size
Female: 10-13 mm. Male: 9-12 mm.
Identification
Dark wings, recurved S6, relatively small head and narrow gena.
Range
Widespread across NA
Food
Polylectic. Collects pollen from many species of different families. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
Remarks
Not closely related to any of the other Plastandrena of North America.
See Also
Sometimes confused with species of the subgenus Trachandrena.
Internet References