Andrena nitida is a mining and solitary bee, a little larger than a honeybee, it is early (appears in March / April) and is particularly fond of pollen of buttercups and dandelions. Here a female (the male is much more svelte) on a leaf of sorrel in a wet meadow. Limousin, France.
Created: March 21, 2016
© Anne SORBES
Photo size: 24.0 Mpixels (68.7 MB uncompressed) - 4000x6000 pixels (13.3x20.0 in / 33.9x50.8 cm at 300 ppi)
Photo keywords: Andrena, Andrena nitida, Andrenidae, Andreninae, Animal, Apocrita, Apocrites, Bee, Corrèze, Female, France, Hymenoptera, Insecta, Limousin, Macro, Mining Bee, Nature, Wild Bee, Wildlife
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