Paranchus albipes (Fabricius, 1796)
A common ground beetle, often found near water. This is quite a distinctive species, with the very pale legs being a good ID pointer. This one was one of several found under a stone at Eakring Flash in early October 2008.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Paranchus albipes
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Wil Heeney. NBGRC. Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Charlie Barnes. David Shaw.

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 2022

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