Cryptops anomalans (Newport, 1844)
Nottinghamshire has two of the UK's three species of Cryptops, following the county's first ever record of Cryptops anomalans at Worksop Priory by Keith and Belinda Lugg in August 2015. We found a second specimen in June 2016 and more recently in July 2018, but this is a larger species than Cryptops hortensis and when seen under the microscope, has the characteristic 'X' suture on the first thoracic tergite.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cryptops anomalans
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Keith and Belinda Lugg. 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 June 2016

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