Palloptera muliebris (Harris, [1780])
Probably a fairly widespread species in Nottinghamshire, but despite the NBN Atlas showing a number of historical records from the county, there are just a couple of modern records. Across the UK, Palloptera muliebris has a patchy distribution with a distinct coastal distribution in some areas and is often found near Sycamore. The one below was found indoors at Ravenshead by David and Veronica McGeever in late July 2018. Our thanks go to David, for kindly allowing us to use his photograph below.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Palloptera muliebris
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Natural England Invertebrate Site Register. David and Veronica McGeever. Steven Chick. Andrea Wright.

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Updated December 2018

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