Grammoptera ruficornis (Fabricius, 1781)
Another Longhorn beetle, but very inconspious unless looked for on the flowers of Hogweed, Hawthorn or Dog Rose. With a length of around 10mm, G. ruficornis is one of the smaller species, but very commonly beaten from the above flowers growing along woodland rides.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Grammoptera ruficornis
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Adrian Dutton. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Wil Heeney. 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. Tim Sexton. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records).

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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