Definition of Mining bee

1. Noun. A bee that is a member of the genus Andrena.

Exact synonyms: Andrena, Andrenid
Generic synonyms: Bee
Group relationships: Genus Andrena



Definition of Mining bee

1. Noun. Any of very many species of bee, of the genus ''Andrena'', that nest in burrows ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mining Bee

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mining bee (current term)
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Literary usage of Mining bee

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1. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"Near Stanford University there is a huge colony of a mining bee, ... Andrena, the small mining bee, forms similar colonies; one recorded village which ..."

2. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents: Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"... the folded-in surface of Detail of yellow lady's slipper. the petal-sac which say plainly, "Come here, Madam Mining-bee, and see what these spots mean. ..."

3. Evolution and Animal Life: An Elementary Discussion of Facts, Processes by David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1907)
"_Ne,tof the.i«fr«na. gathers pollen which she molds into the mining bee. U FIo. 236.—Nest of carpenter bee, ..."

4. Animal Life: A First Book of Zoölogy by David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1900)
"Nest of Andrena, the mining-bee. bees (Andrena), which make little burrows (Fig. 95) in a clay bank, live in large colonies—that is, they make their nest ..."

5. Animal Studies: A Text-book of Elementary Zoology for Use in High Schools by David Starr Jordan, Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Harold Heath (1903)
"Nest of Andrena, the mining-bee. bees (Andrena), which make little burrows (Fig. 195) in a clay bank, live in large colonies—that is, they make their nest ..."

6. A Manual for the Study of Insects by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1895)
">n, The nest ol a mining-bee usually consists of a tunnel, more or less branched, each branch leading to a single cell. ..."

7. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1884)
"Minim, fish, XI. 613, 1 c. Minims, order of, established, VII. 424, 1 c. Mining, effect of the science of geology on, VII. 688, 2 ab. mining bee», II. ..."

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