Phaedon cochleariae (Fabricius, 1792)
A common leaf beetle, the identification of which can be made more complicated by at least two other similar species. It favours waterside vegetation, especially occurring on Watercress. This beetle was found commonly on Watercress growing along the River Meden at Hills and Holes SSSI, at Market Warsop in August 2009. Length around 4mm.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Phaedon cochleariae
 
 
 
 
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). Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007).

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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