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 scrace in VC56. The only records we know of, are from Collingham in 2015 (Barnes, C.) and the one photographed by Tim Sexton below, which was beaten from a stand of Gorse at Attenborough NR in September 2017. Our thanks go to Tim for allowing us to use his photograph.
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.

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 November 2017

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