Platycranus bicolor (Douglas & Scott, 1868)
Platycranus bicolor is probably a fairly widespread species, wherever there are stands of Gorse. There are few modern Nottinghamshire records, but this is probably only through observer effort and coverage. P. bicolor is easily found by beating Gorse foliage over a white sheet, but has proved to be more easily found than photographed.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Platycranus bicolor
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Sorby Natural History Society.

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Updated January 2022

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