Bembidion obtusum (Audinet-Serville, 1821)
A very small and presumably common Ground Beetle of open sandy habitats. The one photographed was one of several examples found underneath discarded refuse at the former Warsop Sand Quarry in January 2014. Length 2.5mm. Bembidion obtusum is known from Budby South Forest in the Sherwood Forest NNR.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Bembidion obtusum
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Bob Merritt. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey).

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Updated January 2022

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