Cyphon coarctatus (Paykull, 1799)
This is a small beetle with numerous potential confusion species, making any of the Cyphon species difficult to identify. We found good numbers of this beetle by beating flowering Hawthorn and Buckthorn at Langar in late May 2015. Identification was confirmed by dissection, which is the only real way to determine species accurately.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cyphon coarctatus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007).

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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