Anaspis frontalis (Linnaeus, 1758)
A small and seemingly common beetle, distinctly shaped. Anaspis frontalis is just one of a large number of species which belong to the Scraptiidae family, many of which are difficult to identify to species. It is most frequently found on the flowers of Hawthorn and Umbellifers.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Anaspis frontalis
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. K N A Alexander (Invertebrate assemblage condition at Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI and Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI survey reports 2009-10). Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Wil Heeney. Charlie Barnes. NBGRC. Paul and Helen Brock. John and Denise Bingham.

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Updated April 2019

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