Bees, Ants and Wasps

County Recorder: Adrian Knowles
There are currently over 25,000 records on the SBIS database.

Useful guidance and links for anyone wishing to study this group can be found on the Bees Wasps and Ants Recording Society Website

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Major Publications:
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The Hymenoptera of Suffolk. Part 1: Aculeata. Morley, C. 1899
The Hymenoptera of Suffolk: Part i. Morley, C. 1935 TSNS 3
The Hymenoptera of Suffolk: Part ii. Morley, C. 1936 TSNS 3
The Hymenoptera of Suffolk: Final Part. Morley, C. 1937 TSNS 3
The Wasps and Bees (Hymenoptera: Aculeata) of the Breckland and Suffolk Sandlings. 1987 Archer NCC.
Wasps and bees (Hymenoptera) in the Suffolk Sandlings and management for the conservation of these insects. Edwards, M. (1998) TSNS 34: 80.
The Bumblebees of Suffolk. A. P. Knowles 2012 TSNS 47
The social wasps (Vespa, Vespula and Dolichovespula, Hymenoptera: Vespidae) of Suffolk. A. Knowles 2013 TSNS 49

Other papers from Suffolk Natural History
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Andrena florea Fabricius, 1793 new to Suffolk. A. Knowles (2015)
Hymenoptera Recorder’s Report 2013–14. A. Knowles (2014)
Bumblebee Bonanza at Framlingham. T. Gardiner (2013)
Hymenoptera Recorder’s report 2012. A. Knowles (2012)
Hymenoptera Recorder’s report 2010. A. Knowles (2010)
Heriades truncorum (Linnaeus 1758) (Hymenoptera: Apidae) – new to Suffolk A Knowles (2009)
Bees and Bottlebrush. M. J. Kirby (2009)
Bee watching — observations of a Mason bee, Osmia bicolor, concealing its nest in a snail shell. R. Parker (2008)
Aculeate Hymenoptera Recorder’s Report for 2006–2007. A. Knowles (2008)
Bumblebees robbing Penstemon flowers. M. J. Kirby (2008)
Making the most of it: Ants, Bees and Wasps on arable farmland. Mike Edwards (2008)
Aculeate Hymenoptera Recorder’s Report for 2005. A. Knowles (2006)
Aculeate Hymenoptera Recorder’s Report for 2003/2004. A. Knowles (2005)
The Wasps and Bees (Hymenoptera: Aculeata) of Rampart Field and West Stow Country Park in Suffolk. M. E. Archer (2005)
Aculeate Hymenoptera Recorder’s Report for 2002. A. Knowles (2003)
Aculeate Hymenoptera Recorder’s Report for 2001. A. Knowles & P. Lee (2002)
Aculeate Hymenoptera Recorder’s Annual Report 2000. A. Knowles & P. Lee (2001)
Aculeate Hymenoptera Recorder’s Report 1999. P. Lee (2000)
Horn-tails and lchneumonid parasites. Chipperfield, H. E. (1984) p 39
Norwegian wasp. Lewis, W. E. (1984) p 75
Social wasps in Suffolk. Heathcote, G. D. (1983)
Notes on some Suffolk sawflies. Milne-Redhead, E. (1982)
Chelostoma campanularum Kirby, Hymenoptera Milne-Redhead, E. (1978)
The Study of Wild Bees. Raccy, P. A.
Some Further Observations on the Habits of the Field Digger Wasp. Boreham, H. J.
Some Habits of the Red-Legged Spider Hunting Wasp. Boreham, H. J.
Some Habits of the Solitary Wasp Gorytes fargeii. Boreham, H. J.
The Life and Habits of the Solitary Bee Megachile ligneseca. Boreham, H. J.
Some Details of the Life and Habits -of the Digger Wasp Metacrabro quadricinctus. Boreham, H. J.
Life and Habits of Common Digger Wasps. Boreham, H. J.
Life and Habits of Silver Spring Digger Wasps. Boreham, H. J.
Life and Habits of the Solitary Bee. Boreham, H. J.
White-Mouthed Digger Wasp. Boreham, H. J.
White-mouthed Digger-Wasp. Boreham, H. J.
Mellinus arvensis. Boreham, H. J.
Further observations on the Field Digger Wasp. Boreham, H. J.
Life History of Digger Wasp Mellinus arvensis. Boreham, H. J.
On Coelocryptus rufinus, Grav., an Ichneumon New to Suffolk. Morley, C.
Wasp's Novel Tactics. Crickmore, E. G.
British Distribution of Phygadeuon (Ichneumonidae), with Description of Some Species New to Science. Morley, C.
An Ichneumonid New to Science. Morley, C.
The Hymenoptera of Suffolk: Final Part. Morley, C.
The Hymenoptera of Suffolk: Part ii. Morley, C.
The Hymenoptera of Suffolk: Part i. Morley, C.
On Platymischus dilatatus, Westw., parasite of a Seaweed Fly. Morley, C.
On a Pine Sawfly and its Parasites. Robbins, J. C.
Catalogue of British Oxyura. Morley, C.

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