Ampedus balteatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
A very distinctive Click Beetle, Ampedus balteatus is the commonest of all Nottinghamshire's Ampedus species. Its stronghold is the Sherwood Forest area, ut we have had a single record from Rainworth Heath NR and there are several records from Clumber Park.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Ampedus balteatus
 
 
 
 
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). 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. Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). NBGRC. Paul and Helen Brock. John and Denise Bingham.

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 April 2019

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