Delphax pulchellus (Curtis, 1833)
A large Delphicid with a scattering of records from many coastal areas of the UK. The only other Nottinghamshire record we know of, is from Netherfield Ash Lagoons. Delphax pulchellus is found in reedbeds, similar to where we recorded this macropterous (fully-winged) example, photographed at Lound GP (part of the Idle Valley NR) in August 2017.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Delphax pulchellus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Netherfield Wildlife Group. 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 November 2017

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