Tachyporus pusillus (Gravenhorst, 1806) 
Even allowing for there being few active coleopterists in the county and the small size of this Staphylinid, Tachyporus pusillus still seems to be something of an uncommon find in Nottinghamshire. Recorded quite regularly in the late 1800's and early 1900's, there appear to be few modern records, but it has turned up at the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust's Willwell Farm Cutting reserve (Terrell-Nield, C.) and from Hoveringham in March 2021 (Pendleton, T.A.).
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Tachyporus pusillus   
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Chris Terrell-Nield. Trevor Pendleton. Nottingham 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 March 2021

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