Rhizophagus dispar (Paykull, 1800)
This is a small species, measuring little more than 2.75mm in length. One of several species of Rhizophagus, they are typically found underneath closely fitting bark of dead branches and often near fungi. Rhizophagus dispar is the commonest of those species recorded in Nottinghamshire, occurring in many of the county's woodlands.
.....
 
.....
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Rhizophagus dispar
 
 
 
 
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. Wil Heeney. K N A Alexander (Invertebrate assemblage condition at Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI and Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI survey reports 2009-10). Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Wil Heeney. NBGRC. 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

copyright Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (www.eakringbirds.com) . .
Beetle Photo Gallery - Thumbnail version
Beetle Photo Gallery - Text version