Hylaeus communis (Nylander, 1852)
One of several similar species, this Hylaeus communis was one of several seen around an old wooden post on a disused railway line at Market Warsop in mid-June 2014. Hylaeus Bees are difficult to identify to species level and it is important to note or photograph any facial patterns and markings, to aid identification.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Hylaeus communis
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). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014). Jim Flanagan. Pauline Bradford. Barry Lygo. Duncan Lyon. David Shaw. Brian Wetton.

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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