Triplax aenea (Schaller, 1783)
This small and colourful beetle is widely distributed across much of the UK. Measuring about 6mm in length, this Triplax aenea was found at Clipstone Old Quarter in March 2013 and was our first record despite much searching. It feeds on selected fungi and can occur in numbers.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Triplax aenea
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Allan and Annette Binding (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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