Lasioglossum calceatum (type of solitary bee) *male*

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Lasioglossum calceatum
Habitat: Ubiquitous
Size: 8-10mm
Species Account: A common and widespread species, possibly the commonest of the genus in the UK. Females are indistinguishable from other Lasioglossum species in the field. Males have varying amounts of red on the abdomen, but always have conspicuous bands on white hairs, distinguishing them from the similar Lasioglossum albipes.

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A beautiful little bee

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Information form Nature Guide UK

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