Wasp Beetle Clytus arietis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Another Longhorn Beetle, named after it's casual resemblance to a wasp. Its an easily recognised beetle and is has proved to be common and widespread throughout the county. Adults were found to be especially common at Sherwood Forest CP in the Spring of 2010, when many adults were found on a temporary pile of newly cut logs.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Clytus arietis
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Richard Rogers. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Adrian Dutton. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Netherfield Wildlife Group. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Pauline Bradford. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Tim Sexton. Nottingham City Council. Sean Tobin. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). 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 February 2017

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