Amara eurynota (Panzer, 1796)
A common ground beetle (Carabidae), frequenting most dry habitats. There are several other similarly coloured species, which are a very difficult group to identifiy, although Amara eurynota is the largest. The one in the photographs was found at Warsop Main Pit Top in April 2009 and measured approximately 11.5mm.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Amara eurynota
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. M L Denton (2002 Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey). 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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