Aphrodes makarovi (Zachvatkin, 1948)
This common species is very near the size of the Aprophora's and can appear similar at a glance. Aphrodes sp have a sharply pointed vortex with a median keel, which immediately helps towards identification. Aphrodes makarovi is common and widespread, being found on a range of low growing plants. The example pictured, were found at Warsop Main Pit Top in August 2011.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Aphrodes makarovi
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Peter Kirby (Ploughman Wood Invertebrate survey 1998 on behalf of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust). 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 2022

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