Sthenarus rotermundi (Scholtz, 1847)
This small, often white coloured Mirid is another species with a restricted county distribution, but it likely to occur wherever White Poplar grows. We went in search of this species in early July 2018 and found it within minutes of searching. The ones photographed were all found near the growing tip of the host plant, growing at the roadside at the entrance to Thoresby Colliery at Edwinstowe. The county's only other record we know of, is from the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust's Bentinck Banks NR in 2007 (Kirby, P.).
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Sthenarus rotermundi
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - 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 July 2018

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