Platydracus fulvipes (Scopoli, 1763)
A fairly large Rove Beetle, with a distinctive green colouration. This was found running across a path in Sherwood Forest CP, literally coming to us, and turned out to be the first record for the forest in over 120 years.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Platydracus fulvipes
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records).

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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