Leptura quadrifasciata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Another longhorn beetle and one which is distinctively marked. A likely confusion species is Rutpela maculata (also marked yellow and black) with the difference between the two being the arrangement of the yellow spots/markings on the elytra. A commonly found species in the Sherwood Forest and Trent Valley areas.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Leptura quadrifasciata
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). Tim Sexton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Jim Flanagan. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Pauline Bradford. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Phil Cadman. Howard Williams. NBGRC. Clumber Park SSSI Saproxylic Invertebrate Survey - A report to Natural England by EMEC Ecology 2019. David Shaw. Tom Shields. Brian Wetton.

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Updated November 2022

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