Chrysolina banksi (Fabricius, 1775)
This large and conspicuous Chrysolina is so far not known from anywhere in Nottinghamshire, but does have the potential to occur here. During an invertebrate survey of a former landfill site at Dartford, Kent in September 2012, singles or mating pairs were regularly found on concrete walls around the site. Adults can be found on their hostplants which are Black Horehound (Ballota nigra) and Narrow-leaved Plantain (Plantago lanceolata).
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Chrysolina banksi
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Updated January 2016

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