Lochmaea crataegi (Forster, 1771)
This small leaf beetle is found on Hawthorn, with greatest numbers during the Spring when they can be beaten from the flowers. L. crataegi is described as being quite local and this one was found in Sherwood Forest in early September 2008. Length 4-5mm.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Lochmaea crataegi
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Wil Heeney. NBGRC. Nick and Samantha Brownley.

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Updated January 2024

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