Poecilium alni (Linnaeus, 1767)
Poecilium alni was a new beetle to the Sherwood Forest NNR in 2004 (A. Dutton) but there were no further records until 2010 (A. Dutton) During early June, adults were found commonly on a pile of new logs in the Country Park area. Poecilium alni is an attractive Longhorn beetle, but quite small in size at around 7mm, although females are slightly larger.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Poecilium alni
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Adrian Dutton.

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Updated January 2016

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