Length about 4.5 mm. A very small light brown diving beetle, the elytra may have varied paler markings.
Mainly found in ponds and pools but has occasionally been recorded from flowing water.
Has been recorded in most months of the year.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain, except in the far north.
Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were approximately 114 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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