Agonum thoreyi (Dejean, 1828)
Found in large numbers under loose bark and even within the hollow stems of Bulrush, this Carabid is probably widespread in wetland habitats throughout Nottinghamshire. Yet the only place we have recorded Agonum thoreyi, is from the small conservation area at Rufford Country Park in early February 2013. There is one Sherwood Forest record, which we are aware of. The colouration of the elytra, seems to vary, but most specimens we found had a rich mahogony to virtually black colouration.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Agonum thoreyi
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Bob Merritt. Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records).

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Updated November 2017

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