Cymus glandicolor (Hahn, 1832)
Cymus glandicolor is one of four UK species. Three of these are known to occur in Nottinghamshire, with Cymus melanocephalus being the commonest of the three. Found on various species of Carex, Cymus glandicolor can be seperated from the other species by the 'keel' across the scutellum. Several of the county's records are from former Colliery sites. This one was found on Warsop Main Pit Top in mid-July 2018.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cymus glandicolor
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Jim Flanagan. NBGRC. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated July 2018

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