Hydroporus discretus

    Description

    This is a small dark greeny black water beetle with orange brown legs and antennae.

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    Habitat

    Still water, ponds and cattle troughs.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 22 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map