First found in 2020, this species is closely tied to Geraniums, with all Vermont records so far from Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum).

Female Cranesbill Miner © Spencer Hardy

Identification: Likely only identifiable from photos in association with its host flower. A medium-small Andrena with distinct hair bands on the abdomen.

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Global Status: Not Ranked

Vermont Status: Not Ranked

 

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Distribution: 

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