Neocrepidodera tranversa (Marsham, 1802)
A small and seemingly common leaf beetle, particularly fond of Thistles. Most often seen as copulating pairs, which jump at the slightest disturbance, making it a difficult photography subject. Found commonly in most habitats where Thistles grow, N. transversa was plentiful at Penny Pasture Common in July 2009.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Neocrepidodera transversana
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). 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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