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Definition of the noun andrenidae

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noun - plural: -

  1. a large family of solitary short-tongued bees most of which burrow in the ground

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Andrenidae. A family of bees (order Hymenoptera, superfamily Apoidae). > Bees >• Wasps, Ants, Bees and Sawflies ...

Google previewWebster's Unabridged Dictionary 1913 (2017)

111.716 definitions & 1.55 mill cross-references by Noah Webster

or family Andrenidae (the solitary bees.) See Honeybee. 3 n. A neighborly gathering of people who engage in united labor for the benefit of an individual or family; as, a quilting bee; a husking bee; a raising bee. 4 n. Pieces of hard wood bolted to the sides of the bowsprit, to reeve the fore-topmast stays through; -- called also bee blocks. ○-○ ≍ Bee larkspur - Webster's 1 (Bot.) See Larkspur. ○-○ ≍ Bee line ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ANDRENID BEES See Andrenidae. ANDRENIDAE Latreille 1802. Plural Noun. Andrenid Bees. A Family of ground-nesting, solitary, aculeate Hymenoptera assigned to Superfamily Apoidea (bees). Adult small to moderate sized; 2 Subantennal Sutures beneath antennal socket; Facial Foveae present; Labrum wider than long, subtriangular; Flabellum absent; ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Palms (2017)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (2 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

and Hymenoptera (Andrenidae, Colletidae, Eumenidae, Formicidae, Halictidae, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2003)

by Michael Allaby

the Andrenidae and Meliponini). Compare Parasitica. aculeate Prickly, pointed. The term is applied to organisms that are armed with a *sting (e.g. members of the hymenopteran division *Aculeata, which have stings). The word is derived from the Latin aculeatus, meaning stinging, from acus, needle. acuminate Tapering to a point. acute (of disease) Applied to a disease that ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Land Invertebrate Behaviour (1993)

by Rod Preston-Mafham, Ken Preston-Mafham

Mining bees include some large and familiar temperate genera such as Andrena (Andrenidae). The other families of specialist miners are the Melittidae. Oxaeidae and Fidelidae. while members of several other families nest in the ground as well as in other substrates. The nest architecture of mining bees varies enormously, depending on the type of ground. Single-celled nests are typical in unstable ground where multi- celled structures would be threatened by collapse. Above ground ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary (1863)

English, Technological, and Scientific by John Ogilvie

a genus of hymenopterous insects, belonging to the section Aculeata, sub-section Mellifera, or bees, and family Andrenidae or shorttongued bees. HAL'IDOM, n. [Sax. haligdome; holy and dom.] Adjuration by what is holy. IIALIEUTICS, n. plur. [Gr. &xitus, a fisherman.] The name given to treatises on fishes, or on the art of fishing, as, the Halieutics of Oppian. HAL'IMASS, n. [Sax. halig, holy, and mass.] The feast of All Souls. [See HALLowMAs.] HAL'ING. See HAULING.

Google previewConcept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences (1992)

by I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta

Bee Any insect of the families Prospidae, Megachillidae, Xyloco- pidae Andrenidae, Anthophoridae, Bombidae, Apidae. Generally beneficial, being insect parasite, predators, pollenizes or producers of honey and beeswax. Bee bread Pollen gathered by bees, which is mixed with a little nectar or honey and deposited in the cells of the comb. Bee candy Artificial food for bees made from sugar and substances like honey. Bee culture See apiculture. Also called bee- keeping. Bee forage ...

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

The main families of Hymenoptera include: Andrenidae (also called ...

Google previewAne's Encyclopedic Dictionary of General & Applied Entomology (2009)

by Manjit Singh Dhooria

Andrenidae and Halictidae). Minor Pest: When the general equilibrium position (GEP) lies below the economic injury level (EIL), the species is known as a minor pest. However, under favourable environmental conditions the population may cross EIL. Minute: Very small; an insect which is a few millimetres in length or less is considered as minute. Minuten Pins: Minuten ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1855)

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The Andrenidae : Part II., The Apidae; with descriptions of many new species, and illustrated by outline figures of the genera, with details.-Catalogue of the Hymenopterous Insects of the families Mutillidae and Pompilidae, describing many new species in the Museum collection.—Monograph of the British Bees, illustrated with plates. This work also forms a portion of the great series of Museum catalogues now in course of ...

Google previewA New Universal Etymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1848)

Embracing All the Terms Used in Art, Science and Literature by John Craig (F.G.S. of Glasgow.)

A genus of Bees: Family, Andrenidae. RoPINEss, rope-nes, s. (from Ropy.) Stringiness; viscosity; glutinousness. Ropy, rope, a. (from Rope.) Stringy; adhesive; that may be drawn into a thread, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1855)

Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature

The Andrenidae : Part II., The Apidae; with descriptions of many new species, and illustrated by outline figures of the genera, with details.-Catalogue of the Hymenopterous Insects of the families Mutillidae and Pompilidae, describing many new species in the Museum collection.—Monograph of the British Bees, illustrated with plates. This work also forms a portion of the great series of Museum catalogues now in course of ...

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