Cis hispidus (Paykull, 1798)
One of numerous, similarly looking beetles which are very difficult to identify. Cis hispidus has been recorded just three times at Sherwood Forest, the previous record coming back in 1969. A minute beetle, measuring around 2mm long, found on tree stumps or felled sections which have an amount of fungus growth. The one illustrated, was found under bark with fungal growth, at Sherwood Forest CP in March 2013.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cis hispidus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006.

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Updated January 2016

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