Hypseloecus visci (Puton, 1888)
Hypseloecus visci is a rare and possibly under-recorded Mirid Bug. First recorded from the UK as recently as 2003, there are still very few UK records and most of these are from counties where apples are grown commercially. These found and photographed by Tim Sexton below at Beeston in July 2018, are almost certainly the first records for VC56 Nottinghamshire. H. visci is found on Mistletoe and although Mistletoe itself is quite widespread in the county, it is usually inaccessible. Our thanks go to Tim for allowing us to use his photographs.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Hypseloecus visci
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Tim Sexton.

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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