Hydroporus angustatus

    Description

    A small (approx 3 mm) mid to dark brown water beetle.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Usually found in the water of ponds.

    When to see it

    Spring to autumn.

    UK Status

    Widespread and quite common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 53 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map