Andrena minutula


    Length 5 to 7 mm. This is a small mainly black bee with sparse silvery grey hairs.

    Identification difficulty

    Visits various flowers for nectar and pollen.

    When to see it

    March to September.

    Life History

    Nests in bare sandy ground.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in the southern half of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map