Laccobius minutus (Linnaeus, 1758)
A very small beetle, which is widespread across most of the UK and usually found near water. This Laccobius minutus was found being swept down the River Meden at Market Warsop, before managing to cling on to a grass stem dangling in the water.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Laccobius minutus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the are currently provided by the following contributors - Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Peter Kirby (Ploughman Wood Invertebrate survey 1998 on behalf of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust). 

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Updated January 2022

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