Notostira elongata (Geoffroy, 1785)
A common plant bug of open grassy habitats in Nottinghamshire, where most records we have, come from the western-half of the county. There are two generations a year, the first appearing in August, with the second generation females over-wintering after mating in the Autumn.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Notostira elongata
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). Netherfield Wildlife Group. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). 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 November 2017

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