Leistus fulvibarbis (Dejean, 1826)
A common ground beetle that is often found under logs or stones. Although these photographs fail to show it, Leistus fulvibarbis does have some element of a metallic blue colouration, but not to the extent of the structurally similar Leistus spinibarbis.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Leistus fulvibarbis
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Wil Heeney. Tim Sexton. NBGRC. David Shaw.

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Updated January 2022

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