Monotoma bicolor (Villa & Villa, 1835) 
A tiny (2mm) beetle with a patchy (mainly south-easterly) UK distribution, becoming something of a rarity in the northern-half of the UK. There seem to be no previous Nottinghamshire records, before numbers of these turned up in an old bales of straw at the Sherwood Forest CP in late March 2020.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Monotoma bicolor  
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - 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 March 2020

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