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Species Andrena obscuripennis - Dark-winged Miner

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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 Melandrena)
Species obscuripennis (Dark-winged Miner)
Range
Eastern US, WY
Season
April and May
Food
Recorded on Vaccinium, Batodendron, Crataegus, Ilex and Padus. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
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