Scientific Name: Andrena hirticincta
Size: Small – Medium, 0.3 – 0.6 in (7 – 15 mm)*
Nest: Ground (sand, sandy loam, silt loam, sometimes lawns)*
Active: Spring – early summer, fall*
Color and Appearance: Moderately hairy, bands of yellowish hair on abdomen; facial depressions between compound eyes*
Pollen Collection: Scopae upper hind legs*
Flight Distance: ~ 500 yards, 450 m*
*From Heather Holm, Pollinators of Native Plants: Attract, Observe and Identify Pollinators and Beneficial Insects with Native Plants. Minetonka: Pollination Press, LLC, 2014., p. 258.