Pyropterus nigroruber (De Geer, 1774)
A relatively small but conspicuous beetle, Pyropterus nigrogruber is one of the few members of the Lycidae family (Net-winged Beetles) found in the UK. This beetle attains a nationally notable/scarce status. There is one similar (but smaller) species, but this is the commonest at several Sherwood Forest sites.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pyropterus nigroruber
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Meg Skinner. Wil Heeney. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records).

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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