Ocypus aeneocephalus (De Geer, 1774)
A large Rove Beetle, which was found on Budby South Forest in early October 2009, providing Sherwood Forest with a new species. According to the available literature, Ocypus aeneocephalus is fairly common beetle across the UK.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Ocypus aeneocephalus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (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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