Megaloceroea recticornis (Geoffroy, 1785)
This is a common plantbug of grassy areas, identifiable by the very long antennae and long hind femur. Several Megaloceroea recticornis were easily found by sweep netting long grass in an open area of Sherwood Forest CP in July 2011, yet this was the species' first occurrence in the Sherwood Forest NNR.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Megaloceroea recticornis
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Jim Flanagan. Ashley Watson. Sorby Natural History Society.

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 November 2017

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