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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 Lasioglossum quadrinotatum

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Lasioglossum quadrinotatum  (Kirby, 1802)
a mining bee
Aculeata: Halictinae

 
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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
This mining bee is recorded widely in England, but is extremely scarce and apparently declined, with post-1970 records for only six sites in Falk (1991b). It is very rare in Essex. P.R. Harvey has identified a male collected by Kate Hawkins at St Osyth in 1983 and has found the bee at Wormingford Mere in 1995, when it was foraging in numbers on buttercup flowers, at Alphamstone Pits (1996) and Stanway Hall Farm Pit (1998). Its presence at Sergeants Orchard suggests that it may be present over a wider area in this part of Essex. References

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

Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 5 records with habitat information)

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Structural Habitat Data (based on 4 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 4 records with habitat detail and method information)

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