Cychramus luteus (Fabricius, 1787)
This small beetle was recorded from Sherwood Forest in October 2008, when it was attracted to an MV light trap during a moth-trapping session. Cychramus luteus is a small species, with a length of around 4mm and belongs to the Nitidulidae family, known as sap and pollen beetles. It is believed to be common.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cychramus luteus
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). Natural England - Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI & Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI, Nottinghamshire Saproxylic invertebrate survey, Natural England Field Unit, April-October 2018.

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Updated January 2020

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