Cypha longicornis (Paykull, 1800) 
This minute Staphylinid (Rove Beetle) is probably widespread and common in much of Nottinghamshire, but at around 1.5mm in length, is hardly ever likely to be found unless specifically looked for. For those wishing to do so, the best method is by sampling leaf litter, which can easily be done during the Winter months.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cypha longicornis 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors -  Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Bob Merritt.

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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