This predaceous diving beetle is similar to a number of others and specimens must be examined for a safe identification.
Found in ponds and pools.
All year round.
Common and widespread in Britain.
Common in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were approximately 160 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015