Agonum marginatum (Linnaeus, 1758)
A common and widespread beetle, usually found near water. This distinctive ground beetle (although there are several other green coloured species) was found under detritus at the edge of an area of water on Warsop Main Pit Top in April 2010 (top two photographs) and at Rufford Pit Top in April 2021. Length around 12mm.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Agonum marginatum
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Charlie Barnes. NBGRC. Meg Skinner.

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Updated January 2022

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