Cryptophagus lycoperdi (Scopoli, 1763)
Cryptophagus lycoperdi is a small species, measuring little more than 2.5mm in length. It is often found by searching rotting fungi. The one photographed was attracted to MV light at Sherwood Forest CP in early September 2009. There are several Sherwood NNR records.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cryptophagus lycoperdi
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006.

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Updated January 2016

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