Tasgius morsitans (Rossi, 1790)
Tasgius morsitans is one of several large, black Rove Beetles with orange coloured legs. Found in a variety of habitats, most recent records have come from the Sherwood Forest area, but there are also records from Spalford Warren (Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust) and St Mary's Garden in Nottingham (Skinner, M.).
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Tasgius morsitans
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Meg Skinner. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Charlie Barnes. Allan and Annette Binding.

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 2019

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