This article contains a list of bees of Great Britain. The following species are all within the superfamily Apoidea.

Family Colletidae

Genus Colletes: plasterer bees

Genus Hylaeus: yellow-face bees

Family Andrenidae

Genus Andrena: mining bees

Subgenus Micrandrena: mini-miners

Genus Panurgus: shaggy bees

Family Halictidae

Genus Halictus: end-banded furrow bees

Genus Lasioglossum: base-banded furrow bees

Genus Sphecodes: blood bees

Genus Dufourea: short-faced bees

Genus Rophites: bristle-headed bees

Family Melittidae

Genus Dasypoda: pantaloon bees

Genus Melitta: blunthorn bees

Genus Macropis: loosestrife bees

Family Megachilidae

Genus Anthidium: wool carder bees

Genus Stelis: dark bees

Genus Heriades: resin bees

Genus Chelostoma: scissor bees

Genus Osmia: mason bees

Genus Hoplitis: lesser mason bees

Genus Megachile: leaf-cutter bees

Genus Coelioxys: sharp-tailed bees

Family Apidae

Genus Nomada: nomad bees

Genus Epeolus: cuckoo mining bees

Genus Eucera: long-horned bees

Genus Anthophora: flower bees

Genus Melecta: mourning bees

Genus Ceratina: small carpenter bees

Genus Xylocopa: large carpenter bees

Genus Bombus: bumblebees

Subgenus Bombus: white-tailed bumblebees

Subgenus Kallobombus: broken-belted bumblebee

Subgenus Megabombus: greater bumblebees

Subgenus Melanobombus: black-bodied bumblebees

Subgenus Psithyrus: cuckoo bumblebees

Subgenus Pyrobombus: fiery-tailed bumblebees

Subgenus Subterraneobombus: yellow bumblebee

Subgenus Thoracombus: carder bees

Genus Apis: honeybees


  1. ^ "Bee thought to be extinct found in East Sussex". The Guardian. 11 October 2011. Retrieved 11 October 2011.