Hydrobius fuscipes (Linnaeus, 1758)
A member of the Hydrophilidae group, Hydrobius fuscipes is commonly found near water. In a short search, we found two adults around the edge of a small pool at Clipstone Old Quarter in early September 2009. Length around 6mm.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Hydrobius fuscipes
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Bob Merritt. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Tim Sexton. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Wil Heeney.

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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