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Faded Mason Bee

Observed: 2nd June 2013 By: ChalkieChalkie’s reputation in InvertebratesChalkie’s reputation in InvertebratesChalkie’s reputation in Invertebrates
DSC04456 Ashy mining bee Andrena cineraria
DSC04457 Ashy mining bee Andrena cineraria
DSC04493 Ashy mining bee Andrena cineraria perhaps
Description:

I think these are Andrena cineraria but still new to bees, so would be grateful for confirmation or correction. Thanks
Edited to correct species name in title.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Red Mason Bee (Osmia (Osmia) rufa) interacts

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Thanks

Surprising! - I was pretty sure I'd seen a red mason bee (but a red one) but it wasn't willing to sit still. Didn't realise this was the same thing. I shall have to go back and look at the one I thought I had last year, and see whether it's different! Thanks again.