Cryptocephalus pusillus (Fabricius, 1777)
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A small leaf beetle, which is considerably smaller than the very much rarer Cryptocephalus coryli and with adults measuring around 3mm maximum. These C. pusillus were found commonly on Alder, growing at the bottom of a south-facing slope at Warsop Main Pit Top in July 2009 and 2012.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cryptocephalus pusillus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey).

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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