Sphaeridium bipustulatum (Fabricius, 1781)
Another member of the Hydrophilidae family and one slightly better marked, although this group is very difficult to identifiy. It is a common species found in cattle dung, from which several were found at Penny Pasture Common in August 2008. Also found regularly in Longhorn Cattle dung in Sherwood Forest.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Sphaeridium bipustulatum
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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Updated January 2022

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