Empicoris culiciformis (DeGeer, 1773)
There are just three species of Empicoris in the UK, with Empicoris vagabundus being the most common. Empicoris culiciformis is extremely uncommon in the UK, with records scattered across the middle of the country and with none previously reported from Nottinghamshire. In early 2015, Tim Sexton found and photographed an Empicoris sp, which was later identified as being Empicoris culiciformis and the first ever record for the county.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Empicoris culiciformis
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. 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 December 2018

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