#441 European legume miner bee (Andrena wilkella)

20 May

The European legume miner bee (Andrena wilkella) is a species of miner bee in the family Andrenidae. Its original distribution is Europe. It has been accidentally introduced to North America long ago, possibly with ship ballast. It is active between April and August. Nests singly in group aggregations. Preferentially collects pollen from clover and sweet clover (Fabaceae)

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