Joe30's picture

Is this a Mining or Honey Bee - thanks.

Observed: 26th March 2012 By: Joe30Joe30’s reputation in InvertebratesJoe30’s reputation in Invertebrates

Small-ish Bee, about 1cm in 15mm in length resting on Laurel. Thanks.

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ianbeavis's picture

Andrena nigroaenea or carantonica

There's just a hint that the last abdominal segment is a different tint from the rest (the others being more bronzy) - which would make it A nigroaenea, but we can't see the golden pollen baskets to confirm. The other option is A carantonica (aka scotica or jacobi)which has black & silver pollen baskets.