Field Damsel Bug Nabis ferus (Linnaeus, 1758)
A common Damsel Bug of grassy areas. The Field Damsel Bug is not as large and obvious as some other species, best found by sweeping areas of long grass, or carefully hand searching vegetation along field margins etc.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Nabis ferus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Jim Flanagan. David Shaw.

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 2022

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