Marsh Damsel Bug Nabis limbatus (Dahlbom, 1851)
Another common Damsel Bug across much of the UK, but in our experience this has proved to be an elusive species in Nottinghamshire. Always with extremely short wings, Marsh Damsel Bug is typically a species of damp grassland, but these adults were all found in wooded habitat near Carburton in August 2009 and Ransom Wood in September 2016.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Nabis limbatus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Sorby Natural History Society. Jim Flanagan.

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 2024

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