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Species Account for Hoplitis spinulosa

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Hoplitis spinulosa  (Kirby, 1802)
a solitary bee
Aculeata: Megachilinae

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Taxonomic group: bees and wasps (Aculeata) - County data   
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The majority of Essex records for this bee are along the East Thames Corridor, where it is currently widespread and often frequent. This bee nests in dead stems, probably including those of bramble, rose and herbaceous plants. It visits a range of flowers, but is most commonly found in Essex on yellow composites such as Picris. References

Species text last edited on Mon Aug 24th 2009 by user 3


Broad Habitat Data (based on 273 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 12 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 214 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 223 records with habitat detail and method information)

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