Megalinus glabratus (Gravenhorst, 1802)
A Rove Beetle with a predominantly east UK distribution. Megalinus glabratus seems generally uncommon in Nottinghamshire, although there are a few known county records which are accessible via the NBN Gateway. There is just a single record for Sherwood Forest, dating back to the early 1900's. The one photographed was found underneath rotting vegetation on an open area of sandy ground, near Edwinstowe in early October 2015.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Megalinus glabratus
 
 
 
 
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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