Catops fuliginosus (Erichson, 1837)
One of numerous similar beetles, which are only reliably determined by dissection. This Catops fuliginosus was found over-winering under farm rubbish at Holborn Hill Plantation in January 2014. This beetle is also known to occur in the Sherwood Forest area, on just one occasion back in 2002.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Catops fuliginosus
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. Tim Sexton. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). 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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