Porcellionides pruinosus (Brandt, 1833)
A common and well distributed Woodlouse over most of the UK. It is without doubt, considerably under-recorded in Nottinghamshire. Despite the scarcity of county records, Porcellionides pruinosus is likely to be encountered within the manure heaps of most Nottinghamshire farms, but it has occurred within the grounds of two sites with no obvious links to manure. Despite the scarity of county records, Porcellionides pruinosus will very likely be encountered within the manure heaps of many Nottinghamshire farms. The individual photographed was found at Tug Bridge Farm near Eakring in December 2015, just a few weeks after one was found at Brackenhurst near Southwell (Heeney, W. and Skinner, M. . Lugg, K. and Lugg, B.).
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Porcellionides pruinosus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Wil Heeney. Meg Skinner. Keith and Belinda Lugg. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Derek Whiteley.

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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