Sapyga quinquepunctata (Fabricius, 1781)
A well marked Solitary Wasp and Cleptoparasite of several Osmia Bees, Sapyga quinquepunctata is just one of two UK Sapygidae. In the UK, it has a largely southern distribution, but occurs in scattered localities as far north as Yorkshire. We now record it annually in our own Market Warsop garden and the county's most recent sites to record this species include Misterton (Lee, P.) and King's Mill Reservoir in May 2020.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Sapyga quinquepunctata
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Phil Lee. Netherfield Wildlife Group. David Shaw.

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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