Megacoelum infusum (Herrich-Schäffer, 1837)
Megacoelum infusum is a distinctively large, long-legged and bright orange Mirid Bug. This one was beaten from the lower branches of a Small-leaved Lime  at Mansfield Cemetery in August 2021. Our only other record was from Sherwood Heath SSSI at the end of September 2015, which possibly represented the first occurrence of this widespread UK species in Nottinghamshire and was certainly the first record for the Sherwood Forest NNR.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Megacoelum infusum
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. David and Veronica McGeever. Jim Flanagan. 

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 January 2022

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