Definition of Genus Andrena

1. Noun. A solitary burrowing short-tongued bee.

Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Andrenidae, Family Andrenidae
Member holonyms: Andrena, Andrenid, Mining Bee



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Andrena

genus Anagasta
genus Anagyris
genus Ananas
genus Anaphalis
genus Anarhichas
genus Anas
genus Anasa
genus Anastatica
genus Anastomus
genus Anatotitan
genus Anchusa
genus Ancistrodon
genus Ancylus
genus Andira
genus Andreaea
genus Andrena (current term)
genus Andricus
genus Andromeda
genus Andropogon
genus Andryala
genus Aneides
genus Anemia
genus Anemone
genus Anemonella
genus Anemopsis
genus Anethum
genus Angelica
genus Angiopteris
genus Angraecum
genus Angrecum

Literary usage of Genus Andrena

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1. Catalogue of British Hymenoptera in the Collection of the British Museum by Frederick Smith (1855)
"The wings as in the genus Andrena. The economy of this genus of bees is precisely similar to that of the genus Andrena ; we are only acquainted with three ..."

2. Bibliographia Zoologiæ Et Geologiæ: A General Catalogue of All Books, Tracts by Louis Agassiz (1854)
"1661 ; Descriptions of British Bees belonging to the genus Andrena, pp. 1662, 1732, 1916. 8. Description of the British species of Bees comprised in the ..."

3. List of British Curculionidæ, with Synonyma by John Walton, British Museum (Natural History) (1856)
"The wings as in the genus Andrena. The economy of this genus of bees is precisely similar to that of the genus Andrena ; we are only acquainted with three ..."

4. The Various Contrivances by which Orchids are Fertilized by Insects by Charles Darwin (1889)
"... in the form of a slipper with two »mall orifices by which insects cnn escape —Manner of fertilisation by small bees of the genus Andrena— ..."

5. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"Thus the species of Nomada that live at the expense of species of the genus Andrena have no resemblance thereto. Friese further tells us that the Andrena ..."

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