Andrena (Trachandrena) haemorrhoa | Early Mining Bee
- Medium sized solitary species (11-13mm)
- Long flight period: March - August
- Thorax with orange hairs
- Females are distinctive as the tip of abdomen has red hairs
- Males generally smaller than females, and not as distinctive
Common and found in a range of habitats, including parks and gardens.
Ground nesting (sandy/lime soil)
Polylectic - Acer, Anthriscus, Heracleum, Aegopodium, Chaerophyllum, Ilex, Bellis, Taraxacum, Alnus, Brassica, Cardamine, Alyssum, Barbarea, Sinapis, Stellaria, Cornus, Quercus, Ribes, Ranunculus, Reseda, Potentilla
All of Europe, up to 1600m in the Swiss Alps
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2023
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Conservation status: FitzPatrick Ú., Murray T.E., Byrne A., Paxton R.J., Brown M.J.F. (2006) Regional Red List of Irish Bees, Publ. Rep. to National Parks and Wildlife Service (Ireland) and Environment and Heritage Service (N. Ireland). http://www.npws.ie/publications/red-lists
Flowers visited & World distribution: Westrich, P. (1989) Die Wildbienen Baden-Württembergs. Eugen Ulmer, Stuttgart, Germany.