Eight species of the genus Andrena described by E. Strand from China are examined. Six species, A. hoffmanni, luridiloma, subshawellu, tsingtuuica, subproximana, nasipolitu are redescribed and firstly given their subgeneric positions except nasipolitu, which is undetermined its subgeneric position. Four new synonymies are recognized as follows: Andrena phytophila Strand = A. nawai Cockerell; A. stellaria Hirashima = A. luridiloma Strand; A. taruxaci chikuzenensis Hirashima = A. taraxaci orienticola Strand; A. (Lepidandrena) stiloclypeata Wu = A. nasipolita Strand. The lectotype and paralectotypes of Andrena subshawella Strand are designated.
ESAKIA 38 89-103, 1998-03-31