Trypodendron domesticum (Linnaeus, 1758)
This tiny beetle (3.5mm) is sometimes found after dark at Sherwood Forest CP on a mild late Autumn evenings, but we have noted numerous adults emerge from a single stump at Clipstone Old Quarter, on the first warm day in March 2010 and groups can often be found under bark in the early Spring. There is some confusion with the naming of this species. Trypodendron domesticum is the name currently in use by A.G. Duff in the 2008 edition of the Checklist of Beetles of the British Isles, whilst some websites are using the old name of Xyloterus domesticus.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Trypodendron domesticum
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). Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Adrian Fowles (Nottinghamshire data extracted from the National Recording Scheme for Coleoptera: Curculionoidea). NBGRC. Natural England - Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI & Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI, Nottinghamshire Saproxylic invertebrate survey, Natural England Field Unit, April-October 2018.

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Updated January 2022

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