Bolitobius castaneus (Stephens, 1832)
A colourful Rove Beetle, but there are numerous other species to give the usual identification problems, especially with Bolitobius cingulatus, which seems more widespread in our experience. Our only record of Bolitobius castaneus, came from Besthorpe Pits near Newark in late March 2014.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Bolitobius castaneus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated February 2017

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