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Aglyptinus agathidioides Blair, 1930

Potters Bar beetle, Round fungus beetle

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 14 April 1912

 

Distribution

Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, England

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

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]

https://www.rspb.org.uk/community/ourwork/b/markavery/archive/2010/04/14/the-unique-potters-bar-beetle.aspx

https://www.nhm.ac.uk/natureplus/blogs/beetles/2012/04/13/a-beetle-with-a-reputation-of-titanic-proportions?fromGateway=true

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/20389/aglyptinus-agathidioides

 

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