Galerucella calmariensis (Linnaeus, 1767)
One of several very similarly coloured leaf beetles, Galerucella calmariensis is probably found at many more wetland sites, than our distribution map would indicate. We have found it to be very common on Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) growing at Warsop Main Pit Top, but there are also records from Attenborough NR (Sexton, T.) and Nottingham Trent University's Brackenhurst Campus (Heeney, W.).
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Galerucella calmariensis
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Wil Heeney. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.

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 February 2017

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