Juniper Shieldbug Cyphostethus tristriatus (Fabricius, 1787)
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This seems to be a rare Shieldbug in Nottinghamshire, based purely on the lack of records. But the Juniper Shieldbug has spread north over the past number of years and must be in all Nottinghamshire towns by now. Saying that, it did take us nearly ten years to find, eventually turning up in Mansfield, where we found numerous nymphs on Lawson's Cypress.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cyphostethus tristriatus
 
Juniper Shieldbug habitat in an urban area of Mansfield.
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Dave Budworth. Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Entomological Society Database (per Tristan Bantock). Pauline Bradford. Dave McGeever. Tim Sexton.

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Updated December 2018

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