Cartodere nodifer (Westwood, 1839)
This is a minute beetle, measuring up to just 2mm in length. Cartodere nodifer is a difficult species to find in the field, but it has been recorded during most recent surveys at Sherwood Forest over the past few years. This example, was found saturated after rain, on fungi growing on a discarded log at Clipstone Old Quarter in late January 2014.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cartodere nodifer
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. K N A Alexander (Invertebrate assemblage condition at Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI and Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI survey reports 2009-10). Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Wil Heeney. Charlie Barnes. NBGRC. 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 2022

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