Ptilinus pectinicornis (Linnaeus, 1758)
A small, common, wood-boring beetle inhabiting much of the southern half of the UK. There are few Sherwood Forest records. We currently have just one record from Nottinghamshire, when several newly emerged adults were noted on an old Elm trunk in our own Market Warsop garden in June 2014.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Ptilinus pectinicornis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the are currently provided by the following contributors - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Wil Heeney. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Tim Sexton. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Charlie Barnes. NBGRC. Clumber Park SSSI Saproxylic Invertebrate Survey - A report to Natural England by EMEC Ecology 2019. Peter Kirby (Ploughman Wood Invertebrate survey 1998 on behalf of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust). 

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 January 2022

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