Lasioglossum minutissimum  (Kirby, 1802) 
Another very small bee which is likely to suffer from a degree of under-recording in the county. It is currently known from just two Nottinghamshire sites, including Misson Quarry in 2016 (Comont, R.) and most recently, when found and photographed (below) by Tim Sexton during survey work on the site of the former Rufford Colliery at Rainworth in September 2020.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Lasioglossum minutissimum   
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Tim Sexton. Trevor and Dilys Pednleton.

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Updated January 2022

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