Miris striatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Miris striatus is a common and fairly large and attractive species, but in Nottinghamshire seems largely restricted to the Sherwood Forest area. This may just be down to observer coverage though, as there is a record from Attenborough NR in the south of the county. There are many species of Miridae across the UK and some will be familiar to most people with an interest in natural history. The nymph is shown in the lower two photographs.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Miris striatus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Richard Rogers. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Wil Heeney. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). NBGRC. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Brian Wetton. Howard Williams. David Shaw.

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 2024

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