Green Tiger Beetle Cicindela campestris (Linnaeus, 1758)
A common beetle inhabiting much of Nottinghamshire's open forests and woodlands on sandy soils. Green Tiger Beetle is especially easy to find at traditional heathland sites such as Budby South Forest, but has also benefitted from the demise of the coal industry and can now be found on many former colliery spoil heaps in the north-west of the county. This beetle seems quick to take advantage and move into suitable new areas, and it can also be found on brownfield sites waiting to be developed.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Cicindela campestris
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Martin Warne. Pauline Bradford. Nick Crouch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. NBGRC. Brian Wetton. David and Veronica McGeever. David Shaw. Duncan Lyon. 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 November 2022

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