- Small solitary species (5-6mm)
- Shiny bee that has a faint metallic green colour and orange-brown legs
- Males are generally smaller
- Can be confused with L. smeathmanellum or L. cupromicans
Found in a range of habitats including parks and gardens.
Polylectic - Taraxacum, Leontodon, Potentilla
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.