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Andrena sepulta Cockerell 1906 (bee)

Insecta - Hymenoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 179698

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1906. Fossil Hymenoptera from Florissant, Colorado. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard College 50(2):33-58

Belongs to Andrena according to F. E. Zeuner and F. J. Manning 1976

Sister taxa: Andrena antoinei, Andrena clavula, Andrena grandipes, Andrena hypolitha, Andrena lagopus, Andrena percontusa, Andrena primaeva, Andrena pyrrhacita, Andrena wrisleyi

Type specimen: Mus. Comp. Zool. No. 2013, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 9.00 x 2.50