Sisyra nigra (Retzius, 1783)
This is a widespread species, found throughout much ofthe UK and into Scotland. There are very few documented records from the county, with J.W. Carr mentioning records (listed as Sisyra fuscata), from Sherwood Forest and Attenborough in the early 1900's. It is been recorded from Attenborough NR in recent years, which appear to be the county's only recent records. Our thanks go to Attenborough's Assistant Reserve Manager Tim Sexton, for contributing the excellent photographs below.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Sisyra nigra
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. 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 January 2021

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