Amara lunicollis (Schiödte, 1837)
All the Amaras are a diffcult group of Carabids to identify and cannot really be done from photographs. This one was found on an area of sandy ground near Edwinstowe in August 2012 and was eventually identified as Amara lunicollis. Widespread throughout much of the UK.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Amara lunicollis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Charlie Barnes. 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 January 2022

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