Essex Field Club on Facebook

Video about the Club

Tischeria ekebladella
find out more... Tischeria ekebladella. Copyright: Stephen Rolls

Essex Field Club
Essex Field Club
registered charity
no 1113963
HLF Logo A-Z Page Index

Visit Our Centre

EFC Centre at Wat Tyler Country ParkWe are normally open to the public at every Saturday, Sunday and bank holiday 11am-4pm, check. We are also open on Wednesdays 10am-4pm.
Early Summer recording Record Red-and-Black Froghopper Record Lavender Beetle
Record Stag Beetle
Record Misumena crab spider
Record Lily Beetle
Record Swollen-thighed Beetle Record Zebra Spider

Species Account for Lasioglossum cupromicans

previous species | next species

Lasioglossum cupromicans  (Perez, 1903)
a mining bee
Aculeata: Halictinae

Maps produced by MapMate®. Data overlays Copyright © Essex Field Club 2018.
Reproduction for study and non-profit use permitted, all other rights reserved.

Click on dot to query records

Essex RDB: Listed
Threat: Essex Vulnerable

Additional Phenology Data


sorry, no pictures available for this species yet - if you have an image please upload it

Taxonomic group: bees and wasps (Aculeata) - County data   
Please report any problems with this record:
VC error
GR error
Taxon ID suspect
Structural habitat suspect
Other problems, please explain here:


Species text
Lasioglossum cupromicans and L. smeathmanellum form a species-pair in Britain with a largely allopatric distribution, L. cupromicans totally replacing L. smeathmanellum in Scotland and Ireland, and mainly so at higher altitudes and on moorland in north Wales, northern England, the Midlands and the south-west peninsula (e.g. Dartmoor) (Else, 2002). L. cupromicans is rare in lowland Britain, but it has been found in several sites near the Thames in south Essex in post-industrial habitats, nearly all now destroyed. The bee is considered Vulnerable in the county and possibly endangered. References

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


Broad Habitat Data (based on 23 records with habitat information)

no subhabitat data available

Structural Habitat Data (based on 17 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 3 records with habitat detail and method information)

Recorded management for locations with Lasioglossum cupromicans

Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Lasioglossum cupromicans

Why not join the Club, register and add a new species page
Interpretation of distribution maps