Bruchus rufipes (Herbst, 1783)
This small beetle turned up on some waste ground at New Ollerton in early October 2012 and eventually proved to be Bruchus rufipes. This is a seed eating species, with a southerly distribution in the UK and very few records north of a line between The Wash and River Severn.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Bruchus rufipes
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - 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 January 2016

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