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We are normally open to the public at our centre at Wat Tyler Country Park every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday between 11am and 4pm. We are also usually open on Wednesdays between 10am and 4pm.

Spring recording Record your Robin Record Common Frog Rana temporaria
Record Alexanders Smyrnium olusatrum Record Tawny Mining Bee Andrena fulva
Record Dark-edged Bee Fly Bombylius major
Record Spring Flower Bee Anthophora plumipes
Record cuckoo bee Melecta albifrons

Species Account for Andrena denticulata

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Andrena denticulata  (Kirby, 1802)
a mining bee
Aculeata: Andreninae

 
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Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Vulnerable



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Taxonomic group: bees and wasps (Aculeata) - County data   
 
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This bee is very rare in Essex, and believed to be much declined nationally. It used to be locally frequent in the lowlands of England and Wales, extending northwards to the Scottish Highlands. It is a ground nesting species of open woodland and grasslands, but nest burrows are not aggregated. It is strongly associated with yellow-flowered Asteraceae. References

Species text last edited on Tue Mar 20th 2007 by user 3

Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 1 records with habitat information)

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