Dicyphus stachydis (J, Sahlberg, 1878)
Although there are only two squares on the distribution map, Dicyphus stachydis will almost certainly be found to be a more widespread and frequent Mirid bug across the whole of Nottinghamshire. Found easily by sweeping the foliage of Hedge Woundwort (Stachys sylvatica), we found this adult and numerous nymphs, at Cockglode Wood near Ollerton in late July 2017.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Dicyphus stachydis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. NBGRC. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Natural England - Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI & Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI, Nottinghamshire Saproxylic invertebrate survey, Natural England Field Unit, April-October 2018. Peter Kirby (Ploughman Wood Invertebrate survey 1998 on behalf of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust). Jim Flanagan.

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Updated January 2024

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