Luperus longicornis (Fabricius, 1781) 
TA beetle with a predominantly western distribution in the UK and along the south coast up to Norfolk. There are relatively few records from most Midlands counties and just three records (as far as have been published) from Nottinghamshire. Just one of the three Nottinghamshire records is modern, coming from Rainworth Heath NR in 2003 and where the beetle is still to be found by beating scrub Birch growing in a boggy section of heathland..
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Luperus longicornis    
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. 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 July 2021

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