Asemum striatum (Linnaeus, 1758)
Another of the longhorn beetles, but not an obvious species. Generally dark coloured, Asemum striatum is frequently found on Pine trunks, head downwards and with the abdomen raised in a curious posture. April and May are the best times to see this species, which is probably common throughout the Pine plantations of Nottinghamshire. The larvae feed on freshly dead or dying Pine stumps.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Asemum striatum
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Adrian Dutton. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006.

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Updated January 2016

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