Trigonotylus ruficornis (Geoffroy, 1785)
This should be a common plant bug of dry grassy areas around Nottinghamshire. Trigonotylus ruficornis has similar species to make identification less easy, so care has to be taken. These adults were swept from a mix of young Heather and short grass from recently disturbed areas on Budby South Forest and Sherwood Heath SSSI in August 2012.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Trigonotylus ruficornis
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Sorby Natural History Society. Tim Sexton. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records).

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 December 2018

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