Chaetarthria seminulum (Herbst, 1797) 
This tiny species has an unusual UK distribution, with the majority of records coming from Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire, where it has single-handedly been proved to be widespread through Bob Merritt's much missed and quite remarkable, surveying and recording work. The one below, turned up in a wet moss sample taken from the edge of a pond at Warsop Main Pit Top in April 2020.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Chaetarthria seminulum 
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Bob Merritt. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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 April 2020

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