Trichrysis cyanea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Fairly widespread, though patchily distributed across the UK, Trichrysis cyanea frequents open habitats, along fence lines and around dead tree stumps and logs etc. The one photographed below, was briefly inspecting several holes in the trunk of a long dead Elm, in our garden at Market Warsop in late May 2017.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Trichrysis cyanea
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Eddie Nurcome. Derek Whitely. Sorby Natural History Society. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated January 2022

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