Typhlocyba quercus (Fabricius, 1777)
This attractive (3.5mm long) species has a rather patchy UK distribution, but Typhlocyba quercus should be expected in most woodlands containing Oak. Despite there being many historical Nottinghamshire records (from Sherwood Forest and the Nottingham area) dating from the early 1900's, it seems to have gone unrecorded in recent years, based on the information we have at present.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Typhlocyba quercus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007).

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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