Pogonocherus hispidus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Generally a beetle of the southern parts of Nottinghamshire, with recent records from Radcliffe on Trent, the NTU's Brackenhurst Campus, Bunny Wood and Lambley Cemetery, from where the individual below was a surprise find when beating Buxus sempervirens and other evergreen shrubs in early January 2019. In the north of the county, there are records of Pogonocherus hispidus from a Langold garden in 2018 and it was recently found new to the Sherwood Forest NNR in May 2019 and again in April 2020.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pogonocherus hispidus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Adrian Dutton. Wil Heeney. Pauline Bradford. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated January 2022

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