Scymnus frontalis (Fabricius, 1787)
A very small member of the Coccinellidae (Ladybirds), Scymnus frontalis is a predominantly southerly species, though there are several Sherwood Forest records. The one photographed was found along a sparsely vegetated field margin, situated on sandy ground between Edwinstowe and Market Warsop in September 2014.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Scymnus frontalis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007).

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 2022

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