Bloomed Furrow Bee - Lasioglossum albipes

Similar Species

Closely resembling Lasioglossum calceatum in both sexes.

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

Unless identified by a recognised expert, a photo is required and the specimen should be examined with a microscope. In the comments box, state the key or ID method used and describe the size and identifying characters.


This species occurs in a range of habitats and forages on a large variety of flowers.

When to see it

May to September.

Life History

A host of Sphecodes monilicornis.

UK Status

This is a widespread and locally common species.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

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