A small (approx 3 mm) mid to dark brown water beetle.
Usually found in the water of ponds.
Spring to autumn.
Widespread and quite common in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 53 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