Stenamma debile (Förster, 1850
This Ant was found at the western end of Sherwood Heath in October 2020 and was taken home, as it was one of those instances where something about it 'just looked different'. When examined it keyed it out to be Stenamma debile and is believed to be the first Nottinghamshire record. Stenamma are fairly distinctive, with very small eyes (much smaller than all Myrmica spp) slow movements and small size.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Stenamma debile   
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton

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Updated October 2020

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