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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 pilipes sens. lat.

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Andrena pilipes sens. lat.  of British Authors
a mining bee
Aculeata: Andreninae

 
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Taxonomic group: bees and wasps (Aculeata) - County data   
 
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The mining bee Andrena pilipes in the carbonaria group, has been split into the very rare Andrena nigrospina and the Nationally Scarce Andrena pilipes sens. str. Both species occur in the region and only males can be definitively identified, so the females collected cannot be assigned to one species. The habitats of these species includes sandy areas of heathland, waste ground and sandpits, coastal grassland and landslips, although A. nigrospina has been recorded inland whereas A. pilipes sens. str. is coastal. They require patches of bare, sandy soil or short turf in warm, sunny situations for nesting. References

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Broad Habitat Data (based on 13 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 6 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 5 records with habitat detail and method information)

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