Amara aenea (De Geer, 1774)
A common ground beetle (Carabidae), frequenting most dry habitats including gardens. There are several other similar species of Amara, which are a difficult group to identifiy and best done using a key to species.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Amara aenea
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). M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Allan and Annette Binding. Tim Sexton. Charlie Barnes. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Brian Wetton.

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 November 2022

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