Hygrotus impressopunctatus (Schaller, 1783)
Despite being a difficult group to identify, it is still surprising that Water Beetles have been largely overlooked throughout all recording around the Sherwood Forest area. Consequently, many species seem to be new to the NNR. This Hygrotus impressopunctatus was netted from the pool at Budby South Forest in late August 2009, but is usually common in the small waters we survey. Length 4.75mm.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Hygrotus impressopunctatus
 
 
 
 
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).

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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