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Andrena asteroides, F, Side, MD, Charles Co

Detailed Description

Andrena asteroides, a late season aster specialist (thus the name). This species along with a number of other Andrena specialize on this group of plants, the rest of the Genus Andrena are primarily spring flower specialists. Note the very dense pollen carrying hairs on the hind femur. Wayne Boo took this picture.


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