Noterus clavicornis (De Geer, 1774)
Despite being a difficult group to identify, it is still surprising that Water Beetles have been totally overlooked throughout all recording at Sherwood Forest NNR. Consequently, many species such as this very small Noterus clavicornis, seemed to be new to the NNR at the time. The ones photographed here, were netted on Budby South Forest in August 2009 and Warsop Main Pit Top in April 2013. Length around 3.5 - 4mm.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Noterus clavicornis
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. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Peter Kirby (Bentinck Tip & Void Invertebrate survey 2007). Charlie Barnes.

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 November 2017

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