- Small solitary species (6-7mm)
- Shiny bee that has a faint metallic green colour
- Males are generally smaller and have a more elongate abdomen
- Can be confused with L. smeathmanellum or L. leucopus
Occurs in a range of habitats but most commonly known from unimproved grassland sites
Polylectic - Campanula, Euphrasia
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020
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Conservation status: FitzPatrick Ú., Murray T.E., Byrne A., Paxton R.J., Brown M.J.F. (2006) Regional Red List of Irish Bees, Publ. Rep. to National Parks and Wildlife Service (Ireland) and Environment and Heritage Service (N. Ireland). http://www.npws.ie/publications/red-lists
Flowers visited & World distribution: Westrich, P. (1989) Die Wildbienen Baden-Württembergs. Eugen Ulmer, Stuttgart, Germany.