Anthocomus fasciatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
An extremely attractive but small beetle, Anthocomus fasciatus is just about at the northern limit of its UK range in Nottinghamshire. It is found at well vegetated sites and there are a number of records along the Severn and Trent Valleys through the Midlands. There are a number of recent records for  Leicestershire (per NatureSpot) but we know of just two from Nottinghamshire. The one pictured, was found and photographed by Tim Sexton, at the NWT's Attenborough NR in early May 2019.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Anthocomus fasciatus 
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors -  NBGRC. 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 May 2019

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