This page will contain photos and information on all the New Species.
If we run out of new species we will use this page to display information on some of the species found in the Dene.
patchwork leaf-cutter bee looks like a dark honey bee, but the underside of its
abdomen is orange. It is best recognised by its habit of carrying pieces of
leaf back to its nest.
species is widely spread across western Europe between Finland, Lithuania and
Spain, including Britain and Ireland. In Britain it is one of the most commonly
recorded leafcutter species.
in a variety of habitats where there is suitable nesting and foraging.
Mid-June through July and into early August
visited Bellflowers, Bird’s-foot-trefoils, Thistles and Brambles are all