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Species Andrena alleghaniensis - Alleghany Andrena

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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 (Miner, Bare-miner, Fairy, and Oxaeine Bees)
Subfamily Andreninae (Miner Bees)
Genus Andrena (Miner Bees)
No Taxon (Subgenus Scrapteropsis)
Species alleghaniensis (Alleghany Andrena)
Size
Female: 8-11 mm. Male 8-10 mm
Range
Minnesota to New Hampshire, south to North Carolina
Season
May and June
Food
Viburnum. The Hosts section on its Discover Life species page lists known floral associations based on specimen records and images.
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