Stenocorus meridianus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Another longhorn beetle (Cerambycidae), Stenocorus meridianus is a very large species and one not often met with in Nottinghamshire. We have just a handful of records, recording it on a couple of occasions from Wellow Wood and most recently from Warsop Wood in 2020. The colour can vary from chestnut brown to grey, but either way, this is a very impressive species.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Stenocorus meridianus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Richard Rogers. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Adrian Dutton. Pauline Bradford. Chris de Feu. NBGRC. Darren Matthews.

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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