Mycetophagus quadripustulatus (Linnaeus, 1761)
This small beetle is one of the Mycetophagidae family, sometimes known as hairy fungus beetles. This is a common species, but one which we have only found twice to date. These were from Nettleworth Manor in October 2008 and more recently from Wellow Park in April 2014. Length 5-6mm.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Mycetophagus quadripustulatus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Wil Heeney. Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records).

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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