Cryptolestes duplicatus (Waltl, 1839) 
A tiny beetle, measuring little more than 2mm in length. There are few records listed on the NBN Atlas and this is the first record for Nottinghamshire and currently the most northerly in the UK. Found under the bark of deciduous trees, this one was recorded at Sherwood Forest CP in March 2020, on a large fallen limb, where the limb had spliced open on hitting the ground.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cryptolestes duplicatus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - 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 March 2020

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