Agriotes acuminatus (Stephens, 1830) 
One of the less common Click Beetles in Nottinghamshire, with a distribution centred around the Sherwood Forest area and several sites east of there. There seems to be a single, isolated Agriotes acuminatus record from Bunny Old Wood in the south of the county, but there may be an element of under-recording by less experienced entomologists, as identification is not entirely straight forward, although it can be done from good quality photographs.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Agriotes acuminatus    
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Natural England - Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI & Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI, Nottinghamshire Saproxylic invertebrate survey, Natural England Field Unit, April-October 2018. Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tony Drane. Trevor Pendleton. Bob Merritt. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Brian Wetton.

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Updated November 2022

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