Andrena vicina


Common Names: Neighborly Andrena, mining bee
Category: Insects
Sub-category: Bees


Combination of relatively large size, black tibial scopa, all pale thoracic hairs (including ventral surfaces, and all black metasoma is distinctive.

Found in woodlands and orchards in the spring.

Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: While generally not aggressive, like other bees they are capable of delivering a painful sting.
Additional Information: http://bugguide.net/node/view/79286
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