Mining Bee  (two photos)
Genus Andrena


andrena mining bee
I found this beautiful little Mining Bee in some flowering trees along
the Provo Airport dike.  It's not often I see the red (or
orange ones).  © Carol Davis 5-14-2017


red mining bee
Andrena bees, often mistaken for Honey Bees, are gorgeous native bees
that do a great job pollinating in UtahThe Honey Bee Suite has
a wonderful article on Mining Bees.  © Carol Davis 5-14-2017

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