The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Aglyptinus agathidioides Blair, 1930

Potters Bar beetle, Round fungus beetle



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 14 April 1912



Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, England


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Blair, Kenneth Gloyne. (1930). Aglyptinus agathidioides sp. n. (fam. Silphidae), a new british beetle. EMmg 16: 7-8.


Other references:

Cooter, J. (1996). Annotated keys to the British Leiodinae (Col., Leiodidae). Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 132: 205-272.

Duff, A. G. (ed.). (2012). Checklist of Beetles of the British Isles, 2nd Edition. UK: Pemberley Books.

Gerlach, Justin. (2014). Extinct animals of the British Isles. Cambridge: Phelsuma Press. [Available from Justin Gerlach]


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