Pterostichus vernalis (Panzer, 1795)
One of several similarly coloured Ground Beetles. This is a common species, with a length of around 8mm. Several of these were found under logs at Eakring Meadows and under moss at Eakring Flash in November 2008, some in company with the much larger Pterostichus niger.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Pterostichus vernalis
 
 
 
 
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.

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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