Calathus rotundicollis (Dejean, 1828)
Found during a recent Coleoptera survey in Sherwood Forest, Calathus rotundicollis is a common Carabid, which was often found under logs in shaded areas of the forest, but did also turn up on the ground sheet during a moth trapping session on one occasion. With a length of 8-11.5mm, it can be identified by the reddish edges of the pronutum.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Calathus rotundicollis
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). Wil Heeney. Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Charlie Barnes. Richard Davidson. David Shaw.

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Updated January 2022

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