Orthotylus ericetorum (Fallén, 1807)
This is a very common plant bug around areas of heather. Orthotylus ericetorum is a small, green species which regularly appears in the sweep net at any heathland site in the Sherwood Forest area.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Orthotylus ericetorum
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records).

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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