Stygnocoris sabulosus (Schilling, 1829)
Stygnocoris sabulosus is one of three very similar species which can be extremely difficult to identify. Common throughout much of the UK in dry, sandy habitats, it is almost certainly under-recorded in Nottinghamshire, where it seems to be widespread in the Sherwood Forest area.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Stygnocoris sabulosus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Jim Flanagan. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). Sorby Natural History Society.

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 January 2024

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