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Andrena grandipes Cockerell 1911 (bee)

Insecta - Hymenoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 234254

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1911. Fossil Insects from Florissant, Colorado. Bulletin American Museum of Natural History 30:71-82

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

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

Type specimen: MCZ 2014, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant, Station 13, which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 13.5 x 5.0, forewing length 9.50