Hylaeus signatus (Panzer, 1798) 
Often referred to as the Large Yellow-face Bee, Hylaeus signatus is probably an under-recorded species across Nottinghamshire. It is particularly attracted to the flowers of Mignonette and can be expected wherever this grows. Noticeably larger than other Hylaeus species, it often favours brownfield sites. There are few Nottinghamshire records, but we have recorded it from Sherwood Forest CP and a brownfield site at New Ollerton.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Hylaeus signatus 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors -  Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. David Shaw.

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 2022

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