Macrotylus paykulli (Fallén, 1807)
A very small Mirid bug, Macrotylus paykulli has a largely coastal distribution, although there is a string of records occurring down the middle of the UK. It is certainly known historically from Nottinghamshire, but we can currently trace no recent records. The ones photographed were found on Rest Harrow (Ononis repens) growing on Hills and Holes SSSI at Market Warsop in June 2017 and were very nearly over-looked as they were often flighty, but extremely small.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Macrotylus paykulli
 
Macrotylus paykulli habitat at Hills and Holes SSSI, Market Warsop.
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated June 2017

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