This is a small dark greeny black water beetle with orange brown legs and antennae.
Still water, ponds and cattle troughs.
All year round.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 22 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