Myrmica sabuleti (Meinert, 1861)
A smaller red ant than the more widespread M. rubra and M. ruginodis. Myrmica sabuleti is extremely similar to Myrmica scabrinodis and the two are very difficult to tell apart. This was one of several workers becoming active under a log within grass, on the edge of an area of woodland at Sherwood Forest CP in March 2011.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Myrmica sabuleti
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (Sherwood Forest Invertebrate Directory 2014).

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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