Large Sharp-tail Bee Coeioxys conoidea (Illiger) 
Recorded new to Nottinghamshire by Tim Sexton (who supplied the photographs below) during invertebrate survey work on the site of the former Rufford Colliery at Rainworth in 2020. Often known as the Large Sharp-tail Bee, Coelioxys conoidea is a largely coastal species, but there are concentrations of records from several inland counties sited in the southern-half of the UK. It is known to be a cleptoparasite of Megachile maritima.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Coelioxys conoidea  
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Tim Sexton.

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Updated July 2020

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