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.
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. NBGRC. Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Phil Lee. Meg Skinner. Clumber Park SSSI Saproxylic Invertebrate Survey - A report to Natural England by EMEC Ecology 2019. Peter Kirby (Ploughman Wood Invertebrate survey 1998 on behalf of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust). 

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Updated January 2022

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