Hylastes ater (Fabricius, 1792)
This small beetle (5mm) was found under the bark of a small section of felled Pine at Clipstone Old Quarter, part of the Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI which comprises part of the Sherwood Forest NNR. It was found in early April 2009 and is the first record of Hylastes ater since the early 1900's.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Hylastes ater
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - 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 January 2016

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