Serica brunnea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Another beetle belonging to the Scarabaeidae group, Serica brunneus is commonly attracted to MV light traps. It has been recorded from Eakring, but is commoner in the Sherwood Forest area. Can occasionally occur in huge swarms.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Serica brunnea
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. David Shaw. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Natural England - Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI & Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI, Nottinghamshire Saproxylic invertebrate survey, Natural England Field Unit, April-October 2018.

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Updated January 2022

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