Acrossus luridus (Fabricius, 1775) ..... Formerly Aphodius luridus  
This is a large species of Acrossus, found in Horse dung at Clipstone Old Quarter in mid-April 2009. Acrossus luridus is quite distinctive through size and elytral patterning alone, with a length of 8mm in the one photographed. This beetle was first recorded from the Sherwood Forest area in 2007, with this one representing only the second record for the reserve.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Acrossus luridus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust.

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 January 2016

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