Orthops basalis (A. Costa, 1853)
Purely on the basis of our own observations and records, this is the rarest of the three members of this Genus in Nottinghamshire. Found on Umbellifers, the only site we presently know for Orthops basalis is Wellow Park. Identification is not always easy, as this species is similar to both Orthops Kalmii and Liocoris tripustulatus.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Orthops basalis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. 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 2024

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