Beris geniculata (Haliday in Curtis, 1830)
Beris geniculata is one of six species of Beris occurring in the UK, which can be identified from photographs by a combination of leg and abdomen colour. Beris geniculata is typically found in damp woodland and riverside habitats, often where Wild Angelica (Angelica sylvestris) grows. The one illustrated was found in a wet meadow containing much Angelica, near Edwinstowe in July 2016.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Beris geniculata
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Netherfield Wildlife Group. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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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