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Lepinotus patruelis Pearman, 1931

Rare in England and Scotland. Common domestic species.

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Region Main date range Extreme dates
North Unknown 8 March - 2 September
South Unknown 7 September

Summary: domestic species that has only rarely been found out of doors – miscellaneous microhabitats.


  • Deciduous trunks.
  • Conifer/evergreen branches: Chinese juniper and young pine.
  • Other microhabitats: sieved tidal debris and under stone in cow byre.

Sampling techniques: beating branches, trunk brushing and sieving.


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