Anaspis fasciata (Forster, 1771)
A small and indiscreet member of the Scraptidae family, this is a rare or under-recorded beetle within the Sherwood Forest NNR. Found at Clipstone Old Quarter in late May 2011 and more recently in 2015, Anaspis fasciata is best found by beating the flowers of Hawthorn during May.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Anaspis fasciata 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Wil Heeney. Natural England - Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI & Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI, Nottinghamshire Saproxylic invertebrate survey, Natural England Field Unit, April-October 2018.

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Updated January 2020

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