Taxonomy

Lasioglossum (Evylaeus) fratellum

Distribution

Status

Conservation status

Least concern

Species Biology

Identification

  • Medium sized solitary species (7-9mm)
  • Black with a shiny abdomen and orange-brown legs
  • Males are generally smaller and have a more elongate abdomen
  • Can be confused with L. punctatissimum, L. villosulum, L. rufitarse, L. lativentre, L. nitidiusculum

Habitat

Common and found in a range of habitats

Flight period

March-September

Nesting biology

Ground nesting

Flowers visited

Polylectic -

Distribution

World distribution(GBIF)

From Ireland to the Carpathian mountains, in Central-Europe up to northern Finland, in mountainous regions of southern Europe

Temporal change

Records submitted to Data Centre in 2020

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References

Publications

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.

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