Stenolophus mixtus (Herbst, 1784)
A distinctive ground beetle (Carabidae) which has a widespread distribution in the UK. Stenolophus mixtus typically favours edges of standing water and this one was found in such a situation at Warsop Main Pit Top in April 2010. This was one of the most active and difficult species we have tried to photograph. Length around 7mm.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Stenolophus mixtus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Bob Merritt. Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007).

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 February 2017

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