Melinopterus prodromus (Brahm, 1790) ..... Formerly Aphodius prodromus  
Melinopterus prodromus is another Dung Beetle, but quite uncommon in north Nottinghamshire from our own evidence of just a single adult. This was found on Budby Common in September 2008, underneath fresh Sheep dung.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Melinopterus prodromus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Wil Heeney. Charlie Barnes. Natural England - Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI & Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI, Nottinghamshire Saproxylic invertebrate survey, Natural England Field Unit, April-October 2018.

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 2020

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