Ash Bark Beetle Hylesinus varius (Fabricius, 1775)
A tiny bark beetle (2.75mm), the Ash Bark Beetle is mostly found on Ash, as its name suggests. Because of the increase in popularity for burning logs again, this beetle can often be found indoors after emerging from logs readied for the fire. This one though, was found alive in a spiders web on our kitchen windowsill at Market Warsop in late March 2012.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Hylesinus varius
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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 November 2014

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