Epuraea marsueli (Reitter, 1872)
A very small and usually inconspicuous Nitidulid, which measures no more than 3mm in length. Like other pollen beetles, Epuraea marsueli visits flowers and Umbellifers would appear to be a favourite. In the UK, it appears to be wide-ranging, but is currently restricted to only the Sherwood Forest area of Nottinghamshire.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Epuraea marsueli
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Derek Lott.

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 August 2017

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