One of the smallest mining bees in the state, this species is easy to overlook as it forages on wild strawberries and other members of the Rose family.

Identification: See the Discover Life key for distinguishing features of this species and the other related small Mining Bees in Vermont.

Similar Species: Andrena zizia specializes on Golden Alexander. Rose Miner Bees have been found at least twice on this plant in Vermont.

Andrena ziziaeformis is a Cinquefoil and Barren-Strawberry specialist, but is only known from one site in Rutland County.

Global Status: Not Ranked

Vermont Status: Not Ranked


For more information, visit the following links:

Discover Life
Living Atlas Species Page



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