Atholus duodecimstriatus (Schrank, 1781)
This is another of the many beetles found in or near dung. A. duodecimstriatus is quite distinctive among other Hister beetles, it's latin name being descriptive of the number and pattern of the striata on the elytra. This is quite a small species at around 5mm in length and found on only one occasion, at Penny Pasture Common in August 2008.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Atholus duodecimstriatus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated January 2016

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