Sigara nigrolineata


    Length 5 to 6.5 mm. This is a species of water boatman. It is often quite pale, but sometimes darker.

    Identification difficulty

    Found in still water environments, such as ponds, less often in canals.

    When to see it

    All year round, with new adults emerging in July.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map