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Definition of the noun andrena

What does andrena mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. a bee that is a member of the genus Andrena
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonyms of andrena: andrenid / mining bee
    • more generic word: bee = any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species
    • member of: genus Andrena = a solitary burrowing short-tongued bee

Phrases with Andrena

  1. Andrena eoa
  2. Andrena aino
  3. Andrena anzu
  4. Andrena cara
  5. Andrena fani
  6. Andrena fria
  7. Andrena gobi
  8. Andrena hera
  9. Andrena hova
  10. Andrena Isis
  11. Andrena mali
  12. Andrena mara
  13. Andrena nana
  14. Andrena nida
  15. Andrena nova
  16. Andrena nuda
  17. Andrena pela
  18. Andrena rava
  19. Andrena rubi
  20. Andrena sayi

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Google previewThe Journal of the Linnean Society (1864)

Zoology

The genus Andrena is the most numerous in species of the whole tribe of the Anthophila: about one hundred and fifty species are described; they are almost exclusively confined to the temperate portions of the globe. About one-half of the ...

Google previewZoological Journal of the Linnean Society (1864)

by Linnean Society of London

The genus Andrena is the most numerous in species of the whole tribe of the Anthophila : about one hundred and fifty species are described ; they are almost exclusively confined to the temperate portions of the globe. About one-half of the ...

Google previewJournal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society (1861)

Zoology

The genus Andrena is the most numerous in species of the whole tribe of the Anthophila: about one hundred and fifty species are described; they are almost exclusively confined to the temperate portions of the globe. About one-half of the ...

Google previewTreatise on Injurious and Benefecial Insects to Crops

Andrena is a genus of great extent, and the species are often difficult to distinguish. The lanceolate tongue is moderately long, and the paraglossae are half as long as the tongue itself, while the six-jointed maxillary palpi are longer than the ...

Google previewAlden's Cyclopedia of Natural History (1893)

The genus Andrena is the most numerous of all the Aphidae, the British species alone numbering sixty-three. They have been fitly called the harbingers of spring, as they appear even in the cold of March. They are all burrowers making holes ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

The family includes two enormous genera: Andrena (1,400 species, ubiquitous in north temperate regions) and Perdita (600 or more species, mostly of the American Southwest and northern Mexico). Perdita are small-bodied, including the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

(Andrena + -idae.] A family of aculeate melliferous hymenopterous insects; the solitary bees. The mentum orchin is elongate and the tongue short, the labium and terminal maxillary lobes not being lengthened into a proboscis. The labium ...

Google previewA new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)

by John Craig (F.G.S.)

Andrena, an-dre'na, ». A genus of bees, which hare the tongue three cleft, and the lip cylindrical, with two bristles on each side. Andreolite, an'drc-o-lite, «. A contraction for Andreasbcrgolite. — Which see. ANDROCfiUM, an-dro-se'ura, s. ( aner ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

Andrena (an-dré'nā), n. [NL.: see Anthrenus.] A genus of solitary bees, typical of the family Andrenidae (which see). It is of large extent, including nearly 200 European £ Its members burrow in the ground to the depth of several inches, and are ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Andrena, Halictus, Nomada, &c. sexes. term larva. ; ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

Andrena (an-dré'nā), n. [NL.: see Anthrenus.] A genus of solitary bees, typical of the family Andrenidae (which see). It is of large extent, including nearly 200 European species. Its members burrow in the ground to the depth of several inches, ...

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