Kidney-spot ladybird Chilocorus renipustulatus (Scriba, 1791)
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Another arboreal species. It has only two red spots which are sometimes indented to give a kidney shape. About 5mm in length, it is more domed and slightly larger than other black species. The individual pictured was one of two which were found resting on tree trunks in Lound Wood.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Chilocorus renipustulatus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Richard Rogers. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Pauline Bradford. Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Netherfield Wildlife Group. Meg Skinner. NBGRC.

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Updated January 2019

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