Argogorytes fargeii (Shuckard, 1837) 
Found only in the very north of the county in the Idle Valley, this record of Argogorytes fargeii from Phil and Steph Lee's Misterton garden, is presumably a first record for VC56 Nottinghamshire. Identification is difficult, but can be achieved from good quality photographs. In Argogorytes mystaceus the legs are black and orange, but are black & yellow in Argogorytes fargeii. Grateful thanks go to Phil for very kindly providing the photographs below.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Argogorytes fargeii  
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Phil and Steph Lee.

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Updated June 2020

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