Nomada flavoguttata (Kirby,1802)
This diminutive Nomada (sometimes referred to as the Little Nomad Bee) is a cleptoparasite of the equally diminutive Andrena minutula. There are two broods per year, the first brood flying from around late March and into April. As with all of the Nomadas, identification to species can be very difficult. Seemingly not common in Nottinghamshire, but there will be an element of under-recording involved.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Nomada flavoguttata
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton.

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 April 2017

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