Bloomed Furrow Bee - Lasioglossum albipes
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Closely resembling Lasioglossum calceatum in both sexes.
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This species occurs in a range of habitats and forages on a large variety of flowers.
May to September.
A host of Sphecodes monilicornis.
This is a widespread and locally common species.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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