Hydroporus incognitus (Sharp, 1869)
Another very small Water Beetle, with a length of around 3.5mm. Easily overlooked, Hydroporus incognitus inhabits a range of waters, with this one being netted at Bevercotes Pit Wood in early May 2013, from a clear, weed-free pond.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Hydroporus incognitus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Bob Merritt. Tim Sexton. Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records).

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

copyright Trevor and Dilys Pendleton (www.eakringbirds.com) . .
Beetle Photo Gallery - Thumbnail version
Beetle Photo Gallery - Text version