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Nomada zonata Panzer, 1841, Nomada lepeletieri Pérez, 1884, Nomada pusilla_homonym Pérez, 1884, Nomada planiscuta Saunders, 1908, Nomada navasi Dusmet y Alonso, 1913, Nomada scutellata_homonym Friese, 1921
Added to the British checklist, from two sites in Kent, by Falk and Earwaker (2019). Download the paper here.
Bumblebees of North East England, covering Northumberland and County Durham, has been published by the Natural History Society of Northumbria. Much of the data included was recorded by BWARS members. Northumbrian Naturalist Volume 87 is available from the NHSN
2020 BWARS Long Weekend Field Meeting in East Devon in conjunction with Clinton Devon Estates and the RSPB
Date: 26th – 29th June
The event is being organised to better understand the aculeate fauna of the Pebblebed Heaths which have been under recorded for a considerable number of years.
The vast majority of these extensive lowland heaths are within the ownership of Clinton Devon Estates who have kindly agreed to host this event. The heaths are managed by a consortium of interested parties including the RSPB and the Pebblebed Heaths Conservation Trust.