Mocyta fungi (Gravenhorst, 1806)
A tiny Rove Beetle (Staphylinoidea) which was found under the damp bark of an old Beech log at Nettleworth Manor in late February 2009. There are several similar species, so an accurate ID is often difficult with this group. Length around 3.5-4mm.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Mocyta fungi
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). NBGRC. Natural England - Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI & Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI, Nottinghamshire Saproxylic invertebrate survey, Natural England Field Unit, April-October 2018.

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 2022

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