What kind of bee is this?

alexander3_gw(6 Pennsylvania)April 3, 2014

Hello,

I see these guys in my garden every year. They are noticeably smaller than honeybees. The flowers are crocus, to give you some scale. Any idea what they are?

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alexander3_gw(6 Pennsylvania)

A view of the abdomen:

    Bookmark   April 3, 2014 at 3:00PM
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alexander3_gw(6 Pennsylvania)

A better look at the face.

    Bookmark   April 3, 2014 at 3:01PM
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macropis

It looks like an Andrena species.

    Bookmark   May 20, 2014 at 9:40AM
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