Tasgius ater (Gravenhorst, 1802)
Tasgius ater is one of several large, black Rove Beetles that can be found in a variety of habitats. The broad head is distinctive of Tasgius, but virtually all Staphylinidae are difficult to identify without the specimen being under a microscope.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Tasgius ater
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Wil Heeney. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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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