Anchomenus dorsalis (Pontoppidan, 1763)
Ground Beetles (Carabidae) are quick, long-legged predators that are equipped with powerful jaws. Anchomenus dorsalis is one of the most colourful of our ground beetles with a length of 8-9mm. Several of these were found near Market Warsop at the end of August 2008, but in recent years, this is a species we haven't seen many times.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Anchomenus dorsalis
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Wil Heeney. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Meg Skinner. Charlie Barnes. NBGRC.

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 2019

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