Rhagium bifasciatum (Fabricius, 1775)
Another fairly distinctive Longhorn beetle is Rhagium bifasciatum. The larvae develop under bark and we have found newly hatched adults in the early Spring, under Pine logs at Clipstone Old Quarter. The adults are commonly found on tree trunks and occasionally low vegetation. R. bifasciatum is a common beetle throughout the Sherwood Forest NNR.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Rhagium bifasciatum
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Adrian Dutton. K N A Alexander (Invertebrate assemblage condition at Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI and Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI survey reports 2009-10). Wil Heeney. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Phil Cadman. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). NBGRC. Charles Cannon. Paul and Helen Brock. John and Denise Bingham. Natural England - Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI & Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI, Nottinghamshire Saproxylic invertebrate survey, Natural England Field Unit, April-October 2018. Brian Wetton.

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Updated November 2022

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