Gwynne's Mining Bee Andrena bicolor (Fabricius, 1775)
This is a common solitary species, found in a wide variety of habitats. There are two generations each year, with the first generation flying between March to June and June to August. The female shown below, was photographed at a brownfield site in Mansfied Woodhouse.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Andrena bicolor
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Barry Lygo. Duncan Lyon. David Shaw. Brian Wetton.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated January 2024

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