Colletes succinctus (Linnaeus, 1758)
A Colletes of lowland heath and as such, in Nottinghamshire Colletes succinctus is confined to the heathlands of Sherwood Forest. It is common on Budby South Forest and is known to occur on Oak Tree Heath in Mansfield. Nesting aggregations can be large, with sometimes hundreds of nest holes found within a small area of sandy soil.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Colletes succinctus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014). David Shaw. Brian Wetton.

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Updated November 2022

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