Brooklime Leaf Beetle Prasocuris junci (Brahm, 1790) 
Most Nottinghamshire records of Prasocuris junci are the result of the extensive recording work of Bob Merritt and all records come from sites within colse proximity to water. The preferred foodplant is Brooklime Veronica beccabunga, from where the beetle derives it's common name of Brooklime Leaf Beetle. The one illustrated here, was found at the edge of a small spring fed pool at Eakring in late May 2021.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Prasocuris junci    
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors -  Bob Merritt. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.  Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.

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 June 2021

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