Andrenidae


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Noun1.Andrenidae - a large family of solitary short-tongued bees most of which burrow in the groundAndrenidae - a large family of solitary short-tongued bees most of which burrow in the ground
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
genus Andrena - a solitary burrowing short-tongued bee
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Melittostylops Kinzelbach is the only genus of this family known to parasitize members of the bee family Melittidae, as all other extant stylopids (Crawfbrdia, Eurystylops, Halictoxenos, Hylecthrus, Stylops and Ulrich/a) parasitize members of the classic short-tongued bee families: Colletidae, Halictidae and Andrenidae.
Ten families of the order Hymenoptera were collected at the relatively undisturbed dry tropical forest of Kiuic Research Station, but not at the more disturbed area of Hacienda Tabi: Evaniidae, Braconidae, Torymidae, Eucharitidae, Chalcididae, Diapriidae, Scelionidae, Colletidae, Andrenidae and Sapygidae.
Five percent of the species were in the family Colletidae, 24% in Halictidae, 13% in Andrenidae, 20% in Megachilidae, and 38% in Apidae.