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Is this a solitary wasp- species unknown

Observed: 16th April 2008 By: oceanlis2000oceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebratesoceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebratesoceanlis2000’s reputation in Invertebrates
IMG 9317 (3)
  • A bee (Apidae)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
    Likely ID
    Andrena sp.
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
    ID agreements (): 3 People
    • Martin Harvey
      Berkshire Moth GroupFSC - Field Studies CouncilSoldierflies and Allies Recording SchemeBuckinghamshire Invertebrate Group
      Invertebrates expert
    • Matt Smith
      Amateur Entomologists' SocietyBees, Wasps and Ants Recording SocietyDipterists ForumPeople's Trust for Endangered SpeciesTachinid Recording Scheme
      Invertebrates expert
    • dshubble
      Leaf Beetle Recording SchemeSouthampton Natural History Society
      Invertebrates expert
Species interactions

No interactions present.


Martin Harvey's picture

April bees

Some Lasioglossum are also out in April (and March, in Buckinghamshire at least!), but I agree this looks more like Andrena, and as norwegica says Andrena chrysosceles is certainly a possibility.

Entomologist and biological recorder