Trixagus carinifrons (du Bonvouloir, 1859)
Extremely similar to Trixagus dermestoides, but overall Trixagus carinifrons is much the less common of the two and generally found patchily at sites south of the Humber Estuary. There are just five Throscidae species in the UK and they are closely related to Click Beetles (Elateridae) and although both T. dermestoides and T. carinifrons are found in the Sherwood Forest area, this is by far the more uncommon of the two. The only other Nottinghamshire records we know of, are from Attenborough NR.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Trixagus carinifrons
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records).

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Updated March 2020

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