Forewing 7.5-9mm A dullish, fairly robust Andrena species. Females have buff hairs on the face and legs and a densely punctate thorax and tergites. Males have extensive yellow facial markings.
Grassland or other areas with good populations of legumes such as vetches, clovers and bird's-foot-trefoils.
April to mid-July.
Widespread but local in Southern England. Becoming sparser in the Midlands and into Wales. Few records from Northern England and none from Scotland or Ireland.
Believed to be local.
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