Lordithon trinotatus (Erichson, 1839)
Found on fungi underneath a rotting log on Budby South Forest on 01/03/09 and more recently at Market Warsop in March 2013, Lordithon trinotatus is one of four species of Lordithon found in the UK. Belonging to the Staphylinidae (Rove Beetles) group. All four species are fairly distinctive, but as with all Staphs, care has to be taken to ensure correct identification.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Lordithon trinotatus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). K N A Alexander (Invertebrate assemblage condition at Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI and Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI survey reports 2009-10). Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Richard Davidson. Natural England - Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI & Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI, Nottinghamshire Saproxylic invertebrate survey, Natural England Field Unit, April-October 2018.

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Updated January 2020

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