Cilea silphoides (Linnaeus, 1767)
A small Rove Beetle, commonly found in manure heaps and fresh dung etc, but we can currently find no other county records other than those we have on the distribution map. Cilea silphoides is distinctive, despite its small (3mm) size. We found this one in an old manure heap at stables near Inkersall Grange in September 2020. Photographing these has usually proved extremely difficult, as these hardly ever remain still.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cilea silphoides
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Wil Heeney.

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 January 2022

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