Andromeda Lacebug Stephanitis takeyai (Drake and Maa, 1955)
The occurrence of this Lacebug in Nottinghamshire, represents a rather remarkable first county record from the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust's Attenborough Nature Reserve, where it was found by Tim Sexton while sweep-netting marginal vegetation. The record is made even more unusual in that the Andromeda Lacebug is usually found on Pieris and Rhododendron. There are few UK records of this Japanese species since it was first recorded in 1998. Our thanks go to Tim who kindly allowed us to use his photographs on the website.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Stephanitis takeyai
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.

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 August 2016

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