Pselaphochernes scorpioides (Hermann, 1804)
For some reason this Pseudoscorpion must have been overlooked in Nottinghamshire, rather than being genuinely rare. Pselaphochernes scorpioides is one of the most likely species to turn up in old manure samples, but Nottinghamshire's only records to date have come from a pile of rotting woodchip/bark mulch in Stoke Bardolph Wood, where it was discovered new to Nottinghamshire by Adrian Dutton in May 2020 and has been subsequently recorded from the same site since.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pselaphochernes scorpioides 
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors -  Adrian Dutton. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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 July 2020

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