Hygronoma dimidiata


Length 3mm. Distal half of elytra yellow. Legs yellow. First four antennal segments yellow, the rest darker. Top of head and pronotum flattened.

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

Unless identified by a recognised expert, the specimen should be keyed under a microscope and the distinguishing features noted.


Associated with large grasses and bulrushes, they can often be found in the leaf sheaths in winter. Also under decaying vegetable matter in the same localities.

UK Status

Widespread and common in England and Wales. Few records from northern Scotland.

VC55 Status


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

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