Cartodere bifasciata (Reitter, 1877)
This is a minute beetle, measuring little more than 2mm in length. Cartodere bifasciata is probably a difficult species to find in the field, but it has been recorded during surveys at Sherwood Forest on quite a few occasions over the years. This one however, was found on our car at Budby South Forest on a warm April afternoon in 2010.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cartodere bifasciata
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Wil Heeney. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey).

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 February 2017

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