Nebrioporus elegans (Panzer, 1794)
A small water beetle, this Nebrioporus elegans was found in shallow water at Attenborough NR in July 2012. This is a well marked species, but there are several others that are similarly marked and identification is difficult. Although water beetles are obviously an under-recorded group, Nebrioporus elegans seems widespread across the UK.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Nebrioporus elegans
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). 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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