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Species Account for Lasioglossum cupromicans

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

 
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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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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

Habitats

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

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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)

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Recorded substrate and hydrology for locations with Lasioglossum cupromicans

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