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.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

MAP KEY:

Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

UK Map