Pterostichus diligens (Sturm, 1824)
Pterostichus diligens is a common Carabid, yet we only recorded it for the first time when examining the dead stems of Bulrush in a wet area at Meden Vale in February 2013. There are three other small species that make identification very difficult. With a length of 5.0 - 7.0mm, the one illustrated was measured at 5.5mm, which is at the small end of the size range.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pterostichus diligens
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records).

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Updated February 2017

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