Agabus sturmii (Gyllenhal, 1808)
Water Beetles are a difficult group of beetles to identify and are best identified by a combination of underside characteristics, dissection or both. This Agabus sturmii was netted from a small, weedless area of water near the old weigh bridge of the former Bevercotes Pit site (now called Bevercotes Pit Wood) in late April 2013.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Agabus sturmii
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Bob Merritt. Tim Sexton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007).

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated February 2017

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