Laemostenus terricola (Herbst, 1784)
This is a large Ground Beetle, which was actually found in a tool shed, underneath an old Robin nest at Sherwood Forest Farm Park n September 2008. This species shows a certain amount of metallic blue colouration to the elytra, in the right light. L. terricola is a common species, found in a number of habitats.
 
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Laemostenus terricola
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - 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 January 2016

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