Dictyonota fuliginosa (A. Costa, 1853)
Lacebugs are small insects with most UK species having well-sculptured wings and pronutum, from which they derive their name. They have traditionally received little attention from the county's naturalists and only a few years ago, we still knew virtually nothing of their distribution in Nottinghamshire. This Dictyonota fuliginosa was found at the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust's Attenborough Nature Reserve in early October 2016, when it was beaten from Broom (Cytisus scoparius) by assistant reserve manager Tim Sexton. It represents yet another new Lacebug for the county that have been recorded by Tim over the past couple of years, who once again gets our thanks for kindly providing us with the photographs below.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Dictyonota fuliginosa
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Tim Sexton. 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 February 2017

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