Micropeplus fulvus (Erichson, 1840)
This is another very small Staphylinid measuring little more than 2mm in length. The one pictured, was found within a leaf litter sample taken from Holborn Hill Plantation, a section of Beech woodland at Gleadthorpe near Meden Vale. Generally a species of compost heaps and rotting vegetation, there are few recent county records. The record in the south of the county, is from Bunny Old Wood in 1986.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Micropeplus fulvus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated January 2022

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