Mycetochara humeralis (Fabricius, 1787)
This Mycetochara humeralis was found by day on an Oak in Sherwood Forest CP. It is a scarce beetle (even at Sherwood) with a national status of Na (Nationally Scarce Grade A. Recorded in 16-30 10km squares since 1980) and is often recorded under bark and generally nocturnal. It's UK distribution is predominantly confined to the south-east of the UK.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Mycetochara humeralis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Natural England - Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI & Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI, Nottinghamshire Saproxylic invertebrate survey, Natural England Field Unit, April-October 2018. Clumber Park SSSI Saproxylic Invertebrate Survey - A report to Natural England by EMEC Ecology 2019.

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Updated January 2022

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