Bruchidius varius (Olivier, 1795)
There are few Nottinghamshire records for this predominantly southern UK species. Although there may be an element of under-recording, due to some identification difficulties with many Bruchus, Bruchidius varius is likely to be genuinely scarce in VC56. The only records we know of are from Collingham in 2015 (Barnes, C.), Attenborough NR in September 2017 and Eakring Meadows in May 2023, but there are probably more. Our thanks go to Tim for allowing us to use his photograph (below right).
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Bruchidius varius
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Charlie Barnes. 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 May 2023

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