Calathus fuscipes (Goeze, 1777)
Another ground beetle found during the Sherwood Forest Coleoptera survey, but C. fuscipes is common across much of Nottinghamshire. It frequents a wide range of habitats, including parks and gardens. Similar to C. rotundicollis, this beetle has a more stockier appearance and has a much less metallic black colouration. Length 9mm.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Calathus fuscipes
 
 
 
 
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. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (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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