Olophrum piceum (Gyllenhal, 1810)
Olophrum piceum is a small beetle and a member of the Staphylinidae family of Rove Beetles, although this seems unlikely at first glance. Recorded from Budby South Forest on 02/03/09 and Clipstone Old Quarter on 31/03/13, our records represent two of just a handful of records for the Sherwood Forest area.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Olophrum piceum
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Bob Merritt. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (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 January 2022

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