|This is a widespread species found throughout much of the UK, between April and August. This is quite a large beetle, which is associated with a wide range of decaying broad leaved trees including Oak, Beech and Birch. The Sherwood Forest CP produces one or two records most years, but Melandrya caraboides remains a scarce beetle within the NNR|
|UK distribution of Melandrya caraboides|
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