Chilothorax distinctus (Müller, O.F., 1776) ..... Formerly Aphodius distinctus  
Chilothorax distinctus is a nationally notable (Nb) Dung Beetle and one of the smallest of the species we have found, measuring around 4.5mm. Despite being uncommon, we have found Chilothorax distinctus at several sites away from Sherwood Forest, usually always in cow or sheep dung.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Chilothorax distinctus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. 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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