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Wilke's Mining Bee - Andrena wilkella

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Wilke's Mining Bee Wilke's Mining Bee - Andrena wilkella dylan Laundry Lane 4 Feb 2021, 4:16 p.m. 15 May 2020, 3:16 p.m.

Species Description

Widespread but locally common throughout the UK. Habitat includes: Areas rich in Legumes such as Bird's-foot Trefoils, Clovers, Vetches and Gorses e.g. grassland, heathland, wasteland, soft rock cliffs. It will use other types of flowers for nectar. Flight period: April to July.