Populicerus nitidissimus (Herrich-Schäffer, 1835)
This attractively marked species was found in good numbers and easily, by beating the branches of several Poplars at Attenborough Nature Reserve in August 2013. Populicerus nitidissimus has Nationally notable A status and a look at the NBN Gateway map, shows that most records are from near the coast.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Populicerus nitidissimus
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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