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Andrena antoinei Michez and De Meulemeester 2014 (bee)

Insecta - Hymenoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 308932

Full reference: D. Michez and T. De Meulemeester. 2014. Taxonomic names, in Wing shape of four new bee fossils (Hymenoptera: Anthophila) provides insights to bee evolution. PLoS One 9(10):e108865

Belongs to Andrena according to D. Michez and T. De Meulemeester 2014

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is CÚreste (MNHN coll), which is in a Chattian lacustrine carbonate in France

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): forewing 5.94 x 1.53