Orchesia undulata (Kraatz, 1853)
This is an attractively marked species, although colouration and markings are quite subtle. Orchesia undulata is one of the Melandryidae family of beetles and there are several similarly marked species in the UK and across Europe.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Orchesia undulata
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (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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