Identify Ground and Diving Beetles (Caraboidea)
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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Ground Beetle
Abax parallelipipedus

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Sun Beetle
Amara aenea

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Ground Beetle
Anchomenus dorsalis

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Ground Beetle
Harpalas affinis

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Copper Greenclock
Poecilus cupreus

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Great Diving Beetle
Dysticus marginalis

All photography taken at the Netherfield Lagoons, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire