Aphodius foetidus (Herbst, 1783) 
Another Dung Beetle, Aphodius foetidus probably occurs in cattle dung throughout much of Nottinghamshire. Several of these were found at Tug Bridge Farm near Eakring in mid-September 2008 (lower two photographs) and at Sherwood Forest CP in February 2013. Length 6-8mm, with males smaller than females.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Aphodius foetidus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Wil Heeney. David Shaw.

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Updated January 2022

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