Shipley Glen has been found to be a very good locality for aculeate wasps and bees, having 89 recorded species, three species of national importance, and 13 species of regional importance. It is an area of about 66 hectares, situated to the north west of Shipley, West Yorkshire (YC64,SE13). The locality, a partly wooded valley on millstone grit with open habitats of acid grassland, heather moorland, has a large disused quarry at the northern end.
Archer, Michael E., "The Aculeate Wasps and Bees (Hymenoptera: Aculeata) of Shipley Glen in Watsonian Yorkshire with a "Then" and "Now" Comparison" (1996). An. Paper 42.
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