Struebingianella lugubrina (Boheman, 1847)
A scarce Delphicid Bug, but probably under recorded due to its 2.5-3mm length. Typically found in wet or marshy areas where Glyceria grows. Struebingianella species are difficult to identify, with identification best achieved by examination of the genitalia, although S. lugubrina males are quite distinctively marked. This male was found during a quick examination of one of the two small ponds at the Sherwood Forest vistor centre in June 2013 and was the first record for the site.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Struebingianella lugubrina
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated January 2016

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