Definition of Andrenidae

1. Noun. A large family of solitary short-tongued bees most of which burrow in the ground.

Exact synonyms: Family Andrenidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Apoidea, Superfamily Apoidea
Member holonyms: Genus Andrena

Lexicographical Neighbors of Andrenidae

Andrea Guarneri
Andrea Mantegna
Andrea Palladio
Andreas Vesalius
Andrei Andreyevich Gromyko
Andrei Arsenevich Tarkovsky
Andrei Dimitrievich Sakharov
Andrei Gromyko
Andrei Markov
Andrei Sakharov
Andrei Tarkovsky
Andrei Voznesenski
Andres Martinez
Andres Segovia
Andrew's clintonia
Andrew Carnegie
Andrew D. White
Andrew Fielding Huxley
Andrew Huxley
Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson Downing
Andrew Johnson
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Andrew Marvell

Literary usage of Andrenidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual for the Study of Insects by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1895)
"The superfamily Apina includes two families: the andrenidae or short-tongued ... The family andrenidae includes several genera of bees which agree in having ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"The Syrphidae, Empid® and andrenidae show early maxima, while all of the ... The less specialized bees (andrenidae) and the flower flies (Syrphidae) are ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"They secrete honey and are attractive to flies and andrenidae. On the smoke tree, Cotinus cotinus (R/nts cotinus), there have been collected six flies, ..."

4. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Entomological Section (1890)
"It is really only among the parasitic bees that we find much brilliant metallic coloring, a few genera in Apidae and andrenidae. " In andrenidae only two ..."

5. Anatomy of the Invertebrata by Carl Th. Ernst Siebold (1874)
"XIII. ; and Pic tet, Recherch. pour servir à 22 The Apidae, andrenidae, Vespidae, and Lar- i'hist. et à l'anat. des ..."

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