Anisotoma humeralis (Fabricius, 1792)
This is a tiny beetle, measuring around 3.5mm. Anisotoma humeralis belongs to the Leiodidae, sometimes known as Round Fungus Beetles. We have only found this beetle twice since 2008. The ones pictured, were found under loose bark at Meden Vale in April 2014 (top two photographs) and during a Coleoptera survey at Sherwood Forest CP in 2008.
...
 
...
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Anisotoma humeralis
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. K N A Alexander (Invertebrate assemblage condition at Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI and Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI survey reports 2009-10). Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records).

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 February 2017

copyright Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (www.eakringbirds.com) . .
Beetle Photo Gallery - Thumbnail version
Beetle Photo Gallery - Text version