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Species Andrena nuda - Nude Andrena

Mining Bee (Andrena nuda) - Andrena nuda - female Mining Bee - Andrena nuda - female Bee - Andrena nuda - female Bee - Andrena nuda Small black bee - Andrena nuda Halictus sp.? halictid bee - Andrena nuda Unid bee - Andrena nuda Andrena sp. mining bee (black, sparsely haired) - Andrena nuda
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 Trachandrena)
Species nuda (Nude Andrena)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Andrena (Trachandrena) davisiana Viereck and Cockerell, 1914
Andrena (Trachandrena) pseudobscura Mitchell, 1960
Explanation of Names
Author of species is Robertson, 1891. Named for the largely hairless scutum of the female.
Size
Female: 10 mm. Male: 8 mm.
Range
Colorado to New York, south to Georgia.
Season
March to June.
Food
Visits flowers from several families. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
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