Mining bee species? Tunstall Hill, Sunderland

Mining bee species? Tunstall Hill, Sunderland

Observation - Mining bee species? Tunstall Hill, Sunderland - UK and Ireland. Description: Small black bee species observed nectaring on a dandelions along the mineral line. Length approx. 8-9mm with hairy thorax and shiny black, striped abdomen. I believe this may be Lasioglossum species but would welcome any advice as I have certainly struggl

Small black bee species observed nectaring on a dandelions along the mineral line. Length approx. 8-9mm with hairy thorax and shiny black, striped abdomen. I believe this may be Lasioglossum species but would welcome any advice as I have certainly struggled with this ID.