Haplophthalmus mengii (Zaddach, 1844)
Haplophthalmus mengii is a tiny subterranean Woodlouse, which seems to have been unknown from Nottinghamshire, until we found the specimen photographed at Ransom Wood in August 2017, then more recently from Cliptsone Old Quarter in October of the same year. Almost certainly a good deal more common than the current lack of records would suggest. All specimens have been found underneath partly buried logs or stones.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Haplopthalmus mengii
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton.

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 November 2018

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