Bruchus loti (Paykull, 1800)
One of a number of seed-eating Chrysomelidae (leaf beetles), all Bruchus sp are easy to identify as Bruchus in the field, but difficult to correctly get to species. Bruchus loti was found in numbers by sweep-netting an area of vegetation containing an assortment of Vetches, at Warsop Main Pit Top in June 2013.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Bruchus loti
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Jim Flanagan. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Charlie Barnes.

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 January 2022

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