Carabus granulatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
One of our largest and most impressive Ground Beetles, Carabus granulatus is something of a Trent Valley specialist in Nottinghamshire and is usually found fairly close to water. All of the county's most recent records we know of, have come from sites along the River Trent, but it has been recorded from along the River Idle at Misson, in the very north of the county.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Carabus granulatus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Bob Merritt. Jenny Wallace. RSPB. NBN Gateway. Peter Kirby. Jerry Clough. Tim Sexton. Adrian Dutton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Trevor and Dilys Pendleton.

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 March 2017

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