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Andrena haemorrhoa

Observed: 5th June 2007 By: oceanlis2000oceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebratesoceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebratesoceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Wing pattern seems different

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Early Mining Bee (Andrena haemorrhoa) interacts


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OK, I was a bit hasty with my

OK, I was a bit hasty with my original comment that it would stay unknown!



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Andrena haemorrhoa

Thanks for the comments, it seems this is quite a common species

Do you know if it varies in 'hairiness' on the legs and around the thorax, there seem to be a lot more white hairs on the thorax and legs than on the last one you identified?

With Best Wishes

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In general bees can vary a lot in 'hairiness', I think partly just because they vary anyway, but also because the hairs rub off over time, and indeed can bleach and fade to much paler colours. This is one of the reasons why bees are so hard to identify just on their general appearance.

Entomologist and biological recorder