Forget-me-not Shieldbug Sehirus luctuosus (Mulsant & Rey, 1866)
This seems to be a rare Shieldbug in Nottinghamshire and as far as we are aware, there are just three known sites where it has occurred. It was first recorded in Nottinghamshire from Warsop Main Pit Top in 2007 (Pendleton, T.A. and Pendleton, D.T.), followed by two records from a brownfield site at Langar in 2015, but adults have occurred each Spring in a Toton garden since 2008 (Lygo, B.). As it's name suggests, it is associated with Forget-me-not and adults occur from August and over-winter.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Sehirus luctuosus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Barry Lygo.

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 June 2019

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