Psallus varians (Herrich-Schäffer, 1841)
Despite the paucity of records on the distribution map, Psallus varians is a common Plant Bug found early in the year on Oak. There are several very similar species, so identification is by no means easy and dissection is usually required to be certain. The ones illustrated were beaten off Oak at Sherwood Forest CP in early June 2017.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Psallus varians
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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 June 2017

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