Trichoniscus provisorius (Racovitza, 1908)
Almost certainly as common and widespread as the visually identical Trichoniscus pusillus, but because of the identification difficulties, the male needs examining under a microscope to identify to species level. Trichoniscus provisorius was once considered to be a form of Trichoniscus pusillus Brandt, 1833, but was given full species status a number of years ago. The only other confirmed Nottinghamshire record, was from Sutton Bonington in 1979 (Fussey, G.D.).
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Trichoniscus provisorius
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated November 2018

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