Phaedon armoraciae (Linnaeus, 1758)
A common leaf beetle, who's identification is made more complicated by at least two other similar species. It often favours waterside vegetation, a situation to where these were found at Penny Pasture Common, Eakring Meadows. The adults can be found on several marginal plants including Watercress. Length around 4mm.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Phaedon armoraciae
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. 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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