Xantholinus linearis (Olivier, 1795)
A common Rove Beetle of a range of habitats and impossible to correctly identify from photographs alone. This one was actually found in dung at Sherwood Forest Country Park during cold weather in early April 2013.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Xantholinus linearis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Charlie Barnes.

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 December 2018

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