Hydroporus memnonius (Nicolai, 1822)
Despite being a difficult group to identify, it is still surprising that Water Beetles have been largely overlooked throughout at Sherwood Forest NNR, apart from the remarkable recording efforts of Bob Merritt. Bob single-handedly added many species to the Sherwood Forest species list and our knowledge of their distribution in Nottinghamshire, is purely down to him. Widespread in Nottinghamshire.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Hydroporus memnonius
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Bob Merritt. 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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