Ulopa reticulata (Fabricius, 1794)
This tiny species is common/almost abundant in areas of heather on Budby South Forest, but virtually impossible to find unless using a sweep net. Ulopa reticulata is flightless and the hind legs are not modified for jumping, in the same way as other species. Length 3mm.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Ulopa reticulata
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). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. NBGRC. Jim Flanagan.

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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