Forget-me-not Shieldbug Sehirus luctuosus (Mulsant & Rey, 1866)
Usually found within the vicinity of Forget-me-not (Myosotis arvensis), Sehirus luctuosus is a ground living Shieldbug and is a difficult species to locate. Presently classed as rare in Nottinghamshire, as far as we are aware, we have provided the county's only records - from Warsop Main Pit Top in May 2007 and more recently from a brownfield site at Langar in May 2015. The adults occur from August and over-winter.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Sehirus luctuosus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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 January 2016

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