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Grey Mining Bee (Andrena cineraria)


Grey Mining Bee - Male
Grey Mining Bee - Male
Andrena cineraria
Andrena cineraria
Grey Mining Bee - Female
Grey Mining Bee - Female
Andrena cineraria - Female
Andrena cineraria - Female
Andrena cineraria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Andrena cineraria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Andrena cineraria - Face
Andrena cineraria - Face

Andrena (Melandrena) cineraria
Subspecies2
Common namesGrey Mining Bee, Ashy mining bee
German namesGraue Sandbiene, Düstere Sandbiene, Aschgraue Sandbiene, Aschgraue Erdbiene
Dutch namesAsbij
Finnish namesHohtomaamehiläinen
Swedish namesGråsandbi, Sobersandbi
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (English Midlands (East Midlands (Leicestershire)), North England (Northwest England (Cheshire))))), Ireland), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden), Fennoscandia (Finland), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Lithuania))), West Europe (Austria, France, Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg)), South Europe (Italy (North Italy, South Italy), Iberian Peninsula (Spain)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia)), Southeast Europe (Romania, Yugoslavia (Bosnia and Herzegovina))
Asia
Far East (East Asia (China)), South Asia (Afghanistan), West Asia (Near East (Iran)), North Asia
Russia
Siberia


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
West Palaearctic


CountriesAfghanistan, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesAndrena cineraria in faunaeur.org
Andrena cineraria in itis.gov
Andrena cineraria in dyntaxa.se
Andrena cineraria in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Grey Mining Bee - Male
2. Andrena cineraria
3. Grey Mining Bee - Female
4. Andrena cineraria - Female
5. Andrena cineraria (Linnaeus, 1758)
6. Andrena cineraria - Face
Quick search: Andrena - Grey - Female - Bee - Mining - Face
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderHymenoptera
Wasps, Bees, Ants, Sawflies, Ants and wasps
SuborderApocrita
True wasps, Bees, Ants, Narrow-waisted hymenopterans, Parasitic wasps, Wasps
InfraorderAculeata
Stinging wasps
SuperfamilyApoidea
Solitary Bees, Social Bees, Apoid Wasps, Bees, Sphecoid wasps
FamilyAndrenidae
Mining bees, Andrenid bees, Andrenids, Sand Bees
SubfamilyAndreninae
Andrenine bees, Mining Bees
GenusAndrena
Mining bee, Small Mining Bees
SubgenusMelandrena
Speciescineraria
Andrena cineraria
Grey Mining Bee, Ashy mining bee
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Andrena cineraria var
Andrena danuvia
Andrena ducis
Andrena marmora
Andrena radoszkowskii_homonym
Andrena transcaspica_homonym
Apis atra_homonym
Apis cineraria
Lamprocolletes peregrinus
 
Subspecies
Andrena cineraria cineraria
Andrena cineraria danuvia
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