Phratora vulgatissima (Linnaeus, 1758)
A generally common leaf beetle found at a range of Nottinghamshire sites, usually on Sallows and Willows. There are several other species of Phratora in the UK and identification by photographs alone, is not possible, although the preferred foodplant does give some slight indication of species. These were found at Bevercotes Pit Wood in June 2013.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Phratora vulgatissima
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. 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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