Onthophilus striatus (Forster, 1771)
This is a minute beetle, measuring just 2mm max in length. By chance, our only record of this member of the Histeridae, was when finding this Onthophilus striatus upside down on our window ledge at home in Market Warsop. This is a common species, but unless specifially sampled for, is unlikely ever to be found in the field, due to it's very small size.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Onthophilus striatus
 
 
 
 
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 January 2016

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