Ectemnius lapidarius (Panzer, 1804)
Widely distributed across much of the UK, Ectemnius lapidarius is found in a variety of sites, including urban gardens. Nests are typically excavated in decaying wood and the adults visit a number of flowers are for nectar. The one illustrated below, was found at the rotten base of a section of Elm trunk in our Market Warsop garden in June 2017.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Ectemnius lapidarius
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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 June 2017

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