Orsodacne cerasi (Linnaeus, 1758) 
Recently discovered as new to Nottinghamshire at Gleadthorpe in May 2020, when beaten from the flowers of Sycamore. Orsodacne cerasi is one of just two UK species belonging to the family Orsodacnidae, which was once a subfamily within Chrysomelidae. It has a generally south-westerly distribution, which is rather patchy and includes south Wales, some Midlands counties across to parts of eastern England.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Orsodacne cerasi 
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton

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 May 2020

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