Berytinus signoreti (Fieber, 1859)
The Stiltbugs are small, difficult to find bugs, living amongst low vegetation. At a glance, they look like miniature Damselbugs, but are far smaller. The female Berytinus signoreti in the lower two photographs, was found by examining sparsely vegetated, stony ground at Warsop Main Pit Top in June 2014, but sweep-netting proved to be a much easier technique in August 2015. There seem to be few or no modern Nottinghamshire records on the NBN Gateway. Stiltbug identification as usual, presents some difficulty from photographs, but B. signoreti has the club on the second antennal segment brown.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Berytinus signoreti
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Sorby Natural History Society.

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Updated November 2017

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