Hypera meles (Fabricius, 1792)
The NBN Atlas indicates that Hypera meles (Na) has a very patchy distribution in the southern-half of the UK. Nottinghamshire lies at it's northerly limit, with two records including one at Dukes Wood in 1999 (Merritt, B.) and the individual shown here, found at Market Warsop in July 2018.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Hypera meles
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Bob Merritt. 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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