Omalium caesum (Gravenhorst, 1806) 
A small Staphylinid, which is probably quite widespread and common over much of Nottinghamshire, yet under-recorded due to the difficulties in identification. The one illustrated, was recorded in a leaf litter sample from The Carrs at Market Warsop in late March 2020.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Omalium caesum  
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey).  Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.

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Updated March 2020

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