Quedius lateralis (Gravenhorst, 1802)
A fairly large Rove Beetle, this Quedius lateralis was found under a well rotten log among an area of Pines at Clipstone Old Quarter in late April 2013. Many of the Rove Beetles (Staphylinidae) are notoriously difficult to identify and few can be ID'd in the field.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Quedius lateralis
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). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. NBGRC. Natural England - Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI & Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI, Nottinghamshire Saproxylic invertebrate survey, Natural England Field Unit, April-October 2018. 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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