Andrena clarkella (Kirby, 1802)
Andrena clarkella is a uncommon solitary bee, often favouring sandy places such as heathland. They fly from March onwards and are one of the first species to appear in the Spring. This female was one of several found on Budby South Forest in late March 2011, excavating burrows in the soil along path edges.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Andrena clarkella
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Richard Rogers. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Mike Hill.

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 October 2017

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