Axinotarsus marginalis (Laporte, 1840)
This small beetle was beaten from Oak growing along the edge of a small wooded area, druing an invertebrate survey of a site in Worcestershire in July 2013. As far as we know, Axinotarsus marginalis has been found on two occasions in Nottinghamshire, at Rainworth Heath in 2002 and Bentinck Banks in 2007 (Kirby, P). This recent UK colonist is likely to continue to move north during the next number of years. Its stronghold is in the south-east UK and in the Worcestershire/Severn Valley area.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Axinotarsus marginalis
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Banks Invertebrate Survey 2007).

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Updated February 2017

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