Identify Water Scorpions and Water Stick-insects (Nepoidea)
seen at The Netherfield Lagoons

Discover more about these species such as habitat, a detailed description, their national distribution and the best time of year to see them (or visit the lagoons to try and find them!). Each species has photographs to help you in identification.

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Water Scorpion
Nepa cinerea

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Water Stick-insect
Ranatra linearis

All photography taken at the Netherfield Lagoons, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire