Cis boleti (Scopoli, 1763)
One of numerous similarly looking species, which are very difficult to identify. Cis boleti is one of the most regularly recorded Ciidae at Sherwood Forest and has been found to be common around tree stumps or felled sections which have an amount of fungus growth. The ones illustrated, were found at Thieves Wood near Mansfield in March 2020 and near Market Warsop in April 2021.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cis boleti
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). 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). Wil Heeney. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. NBGRC. Natural England - Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI & Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI, Nottinghamshire Saproxylic invertebrate survey, Natural England Field Unit, April-October 2018. Peter Kirby (Ploughman Wood Invertebrate survey 1998 on behalf of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust). 

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Updated January 2022

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