Chrysolina staphylaea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Chrysolina staphylaea seems uncommon in Nottinghamshire and we have just two records. It is a leaf beetle, belonging to the Chrysomelidae group and the first known record for Sherwood Forest NNR, came when we found one on low vegetation in early June 2009. This is a fairly large species, with females measuring around 9.5mm. Our only other record of C. staphylaea came in mid-October 2012, when we found a pair 'in cop' at Cuckney Hay Wood.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Chrysolina staphylaea
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records).

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 February 2017

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