Omosita discoidea (Fabricius, 1775) 
There are few Nottinghamshire records of this attractively marked Nitidulid. There are Sherwood Forest records from an invertebrate survey conducted in 2002 (Denton, M.L. et al), but we are not aware of any more recent records. The one photographed below, was actually found on a window frame at Market Warsop in April 2019, during a period of very warm weather.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Omosita discoidea 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Denton, M.L. Green, E.J. Legg, G. Hemingway, D.G. Marsh, R.J. and Sharp, D. (2002 Arachnid survey of Birklands and Bilhaugh candidate Special Area of Conservation (SAC), Sherwood Forest, Nottinghamshire. Report to English Nature from Entotax consultancy 2003). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated April 2019

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