Liancalus virens (Scopoli, 1763) 
This is the largest of the Dolichopidae and rare in Nottinghamshire. Recorded at Netherfield Lagoons by Peter Smith in October 2020, Liancalus virens is found near waterfalls, fast flowing streams and at seepages underneath bridges. Thanks go to Peter Smith for providing the photographs below, who found this species underneath the railway bridge at Netherfield Lagoons. It apprears to be the first Nottinghamshire record.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Liancalus virens     
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Peter Smith. Netherfield Wildlife Group.

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Updated October 2020

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