Rugilus rufipes (Germar, 1835)
A small Rove Beetle, Rugilus rufipes is one of just eight UK species. Typically, all are difficult to identify and not really possible from photographs. This one was found under a log at Eaton Wood near Retford, in late March 2013.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Rugilus rufipes
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Bob Merritt. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Charlie Barnes. NBGRC. Barry Lygo.

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 2022

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