Agriotes obscurus (Linnaeus, 1758)
This Agriotes obscurus seems to be the first record for Sherwood Forest NNR. It was found at the top of grass at Sherwood Forest CP on a fine sunny day, when there was much beetle activity in May 2009. Length around 10mm.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Agriotes obscurus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Charlie Barnes. NBGRC. Meg Skinner.

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Updated January 2022

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