No Common Name Andrena asteroides Mitchell, 1960   

Description:

Nests are categorized as ground burrows, and social behavior is categorized as solitary to communal (Selfridge et al., 2017).

There are 12 records in the project database.

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A female Andrena asteroides collected in Charles Co., Maryland (8/20/2013). Photo by Wayne Boo. Notes from Sam Droege: "Andrena asteroides, a late season aster specialist (thus the name). This species along with a number of other Andrena specialize on this group of plants, the rest of the Genus Andrena are primarily spring flower specialists. Note the very dense pollen carrying hairs on the hind femur." Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A female Andrena asteroides collected in Charles Co., Maryland (8/20/2013). Photo by Wayne Boo. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Andrena asteroides collected in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/12/2013). Photographed by Wayne Boo. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)

A male Andrena asteroides collected in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/12/2013). Photographed by Wayne Boo. Photo by USGS PWRC. (MBP list)


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