Anthocoris nemoralis (Fabricius, 1794)
Bugs belonging to the family Anthocoridae are very difficult to identify and not really possible from photographs. Anthocoris nemoralis is a wide ranging species, usually found on a range of trees rather than low growing plants. A common species, that is found throughout much of Nottinghamshire, but seemingly less common than A. nemorum.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Anthocoris nemoralis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. NBGRC. Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Wil Heeney. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Sorby Natural History Society. Ashley Watson. Jim Flanagan. Peter Kirby (Ploughman Wood Invertebrate survey 1998 on behalf of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust). 

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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