Dicyphus epilobii (Reuter, 1883)
Common and widespread across much of the UK, Dicyphus epilobii is a small and inconspicuous Plant Bug. It is associated with Hairy Willowherb (Epilobium hirsutum) and is often present in large numbers where found.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Dicyphus epilobii
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Sorby Natural History Society. NBGRC. Jim Flanagan. Peter Kirby (Ploughman Wood Invertebrate survey 1998 on behalf of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust). Netherfield Wildlife Group.

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 2021

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