Brachypterolus linariae (Stephens, 1830) 
There seem to be few (if any) Nottinghamshire records of this small beetle and there may well be an element of under-recording as there are a number of similar looking species. Found on the flowers of Toadflax Linaria vulgaris, several Brachypterolus linariae were swept from a small patch of Toadflax, found growing at Beeston Sidings in August 2021.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Brachypterolus linariae    
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated January 2022

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