Broad Damsel Bug Nabis flavomarginatus (Scholtz, 1847)
A common Damsel Bug, but one which took us several years to find. Many Damsel Bugs are very similar and easily mistaken for other species. This one was swept from long grass and vegetation on Budby South Forest in August 2011.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Nabis flavomarginatus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. K N A Alexander (Invertebrate assemblage condition at Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI and Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI survey reports 2009-10). Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Jim Flanagan. Sorby Natural History Society. Brian Wetton.

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 November 2022

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