Bisnius fimetarius (Gravenhorst, 1802)
A relatively common species, which is often noted in flight although more regularly recorded in dung, leaf litter samples and decaying vegetation. Bisnius fimetarius has turned up in our garden at Market Warsop in 2009 and more recently from the nearby cemetey in early 2020. Like many Rove Beetles, they are difficult to get to remain still for long enough to photograph.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Bisnius fimetarius
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Wil Heeney. NBGRC. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006.

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 March 2020

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