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Species Account for Stictopleurus punctatonervosus

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Stictopleurus punctatonervosus  (Goeze, 1778)
Heteroptera: Rhopalidae

Stictopleurus punctatonervosus

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Taxonomic group: true bugs (Heteroptera) - Available county data

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Records: 238
First Record: 1997
Latest Record: 2021

1992-on hectads: 29
Pre-1992 hectads: 0
Total hectads: 29
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Stictopleurus punctatonervosus
Stictopleurus punctatonervosus

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Species text
This is a large pale greenish brown bug found in dry open habitats. There were nineteenth century records of this species from Surrey and Sussex, but until recently it was believed to be extinct in Britain (Bowdrey, 1999). It is now recorded widely in warm open flower rich grassland in the southeast, presumably in response to climate change, on ?waste ground? or other unmanaged and sporadically disturbed habitat. References

Species text last edited on Tue Mar 20th 2007 by user 3


Broad Habitat Data (based on 122 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 1 records with subhabitat information)

Structural Habitat Data (based on 121 records with structural habitat information)

Habitat Detail and Method (based on 238 records with habitat detail and method information)

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