Common Furrow-bee - Lasioglossum calceatum

    Alternative names
    Slender Mining Bee

    There are several similar species and expert help should be sought with identification.

    Identification difficulty

    It exploits a variety of habitats and flowers.

    When to see it

    Flies from spring into early autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent -it is the commonest Lasioglossum in most parts of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map