Agabus sturmii

    Description

    This predaceous diving beetle is similar to a number of others and specimens must be examined for a safe identification.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Found in ponds and pools.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Common and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were approximately 160 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map