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Species Account for Colletes marginatus

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Colletes marginatus  Smith, F., 1846
The Margined Colletes
Aculeata: Colletinae

 
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National status: Na
Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Threatened



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Taxonomic group: bees and wasps (Aculeata) - County data   
 
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Species text
Colletes marginatus is most typically associated with the semi-fixed mid dune area of coastal dunes but there are also inland records from the Brecks. This species apparently prefers looser sand than other Colletes species, and in any of these situations flower-rich areas are required for foraging (Falk, 1991). Confirmed records are almost exclusively from southern coasts from Camarthenshire to West Norfolk. In Essex the species is extremely rare, with records only from a handful of sites, one lost and one threatened by development. References

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

Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 11 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 5 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 6 records with habitat detail and method information)

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