Pine Ladybird Exochomus quadripustulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Often found in wooded areas, but as likely to be found on the trunks of Beech trees as it is Pines. This is a common UK ladybird and well distributed throughout Nottinghamshire and is often the commonest ladybird of roadside Lime trees in suburban areas of Nottingham.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Exochomus quadripustulatus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Richard Rogers. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Wil Heeney. Keith and Belinda Lugg. Tim Sexton. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). NBGRC. Sean Tobin. Meg Skinner. Barry Lygo. ber Park SSSI Saproxylic Invertebrate Survey - A report to Natural England by EMEC Ecology 2019. David Shaw. Sean Browne. Brian Wetton.

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Updated November 2022

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