Orius majusculus (Reuter, 1879)
Most (if not all) Anthocoridae, are very difficult to safely identify to species level. Orius majusculus can be found on low vegetation across many different habitats and our own recent records include singles from the Trent Valley at Hoveringham and from our own garden at Market Warsop. Probably widespread and common across much of Nottinghamshire.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Orius vicinus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Jim Flanagan.

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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