One of the more widespread sunflower specialists in VT.

 Identification: This is a relatively large, fall active mining bee. Both sexes have an orange tinge to the hair on their thorax and the male has a yellow clypeus.

Similar Species: Of the fall flying mining bees, Andrena braccata is the most similar, see that species page for separating the two species.

Global Status: Not Ranked

Vermont Status: Not Ranked


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Distribution: To see the global distribution, check out the iNaturalist account, and toggle the GBIF layer on the map.