Xantholinus longiventris (Heer, 1839)
A relatively common Rove Beetle in Nottinghamshire, but less commonly recorded than Xantholinus linearis. Found in a range of habitats, from heathland to mature woodland, this is a nother beetle which is impossible to identify from photographs. There are several records for the Sherwood Forest area, including this one found at Sherwood Heath in March 2017.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Xantholinus longiventris
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Charlie Barnes. Jenny Wallace.

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Updated January 2022

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