Pterostichus madidus (Fabricius, 1775)
P. madidus is quite a large and common ground beetle, measuring to 17mm long. It is often found under stones, where these two adults were found at Sherwood Forest CP in July 2008 and then in the grounds of Market Warsop Church at the end of September 2008.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pterostichus madidus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Sherwood Forest Trust (2008 Oak Tree Heath invertebrate survey). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Netherfield Wildlife Group. Natural England - Invertebrate Site Register 2006. Tim Sexton. Nottingham City Council. Meg Skinner. Wil Heeney. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007).

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 February 2017

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