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Freshwater Invertebrate List

Invertebrates Invertebrate Recording Invertebrate List

Freshwater Snails Mollusca

  • Button Ramshorn Anisus leucostoma
  • Nautilus Ramshorn Armiger crista
  • Bithynia tentaculata
  • Erpobdalla octoculata
  • White Ramshorn Gyraulus albus
  • Helobdella stagnalis
  • Marsh snail Lymnaea palustris
  • Great pond snail Lymnaea stagnalis
  • Physa heterostropha
  • Pea mussel Pisidium spp.
  • Piscola geometra
  • Keeled Ramshorn Planorbis carinatus
  • Ramshorn Planorbis planorbis
  • Jenkins’ spire snail Potamopyrgus jenkinsi
  • Orb mussel Sphaerium spp.
  • Succinea putris
  • Thermyzon tessulatum

Water Spiders & Mites Chelicerata

  • Water mites Hydracarina

Dragonflies & Damselflies Odonata

  • Emperor Dragonfly Anax imperator
  • Black-tailed Skimmer Orthetrum cancellatum
  • Downy Emerald Cordulia aenea
  • Migrant Hawker Aeshna mixta
  • Common Blue Damselfly Enallagma cyathigerum
  • Azure Damselfly Coenagrion puella
  • Large Red Damselfly Pyrrhosoma nymphula
  • Red-eyed Damselfly Erythromma najas
  • Blue-tailed Damselfly Ischnura elegans
  • Banded Demoiselle Calopteryx splendens (River Blackwater)
  • Emerald Damelfly Lestes sponsa 2000 only

Crustacea

  • Water hog louse Asellus aquaticus
  • Crangonyx pseudogracilis
  • Water flea Daphnia spp
  • Freshwater shrimp Gammarus pulex

Leeches Hirudinea

  • Glossiphonia spp

True Flies Diptera

  • Anopheline mosquito Anopheles spp.
  • Bloodworm Chironomus spp.
  • Simulidae spp.
  • Crain fly Tipulidae spp.

Caddis Flies Trichoptera

  • Anabolia nervosa
  • Halesus radiatus
  • Caseless caddis Hydropsyche angustipennis
  • Limnephilus lunatus
  • Flat cased caddis Molanna spp.
  • Sand–grained cased caddis Sericostoma spp.
  • Triaenodes bicolor

Mayflies ephemeroptera

  • Broadwing Caenis spp.
  • Caenis horaria
  • Pale evening Dun Procloeon bifidum
  • Pond olive Cloeon dipterum
  • Cloeon simile

Alderflies Megaloptera

  • Alderfly Sialis lutaria

Water Bugs Hemiptera

  • Aquarius paludum
  • Aquarius najas
  • Water boatman Corixa dentipes
  • Water boatman Corixa panzeri
  • Pondskater Gerris spp.
  • Common pondskater Gerris lacustris
  • Toothed pondskater Gerris odontogaster
  • Pondskater Gerris thoracicus
  • Water measurer Hydrometra stagnorum
  • Micronecta scholtzi
  • Lesser water-cricket Microvelia pygmaea
  • Lesser water-cricket Microvelia reticulata
  • Water Scorpion Nepa cinerea
  • Common water boatman Notonecta glauca
  • Backswimmer Notonecta marmorea
  • Backswimmer Notonecta maculate
  • Water boatman Notonectid spp
  • Saucer bug Ilyocoris cimicoides
  • Plea minutissima
  • Water stick insect Ranatra liearis
  • Common shorebug Saldula saltatoria
  • Water boatman Sigara distincta
  • Water boatman Sigara dorsalis
  • Water boatman Sigara falleni
  • Water boatman Sigara fossarum
  • Water boatman Sigara lateralis
  • Water boatman Sigara nigrolineata
  • Water cricket Velia caprai

Beetles Coleoptera

  • Diving beetle Acilius sulcatus
  • Diving beetle Agabus bipustulatus
  • Diving beetle Agabus sturmii
  • Scavenger water beetle Anacaena bipustulata
  • Scavenger water beetle Anacaena  globules
  • Scavenger water beetle Anacaena limbata
  • Scavenger water beetle Anacaena lutescens
  • Water ladybird Anisosticta 19-punctata
  • Scavenger water beetle Cercyon convexiusculus
  • Scavenger water beetle Cercyon ustulatus
  • Scavenger water beetle Coelostoma orbiculare
  • Diving beetle Colymbetes spp
  • Donacia marginata
  • Donacia simplex
  • Donacia vulgaris
  • Long-toed water beetle Dryops luridus
  • Great diving beetle Dytiscus marginalis
  • Scavenger water beetle Enochrus testaceus
  • Whirligig beetle Gyrinus spp.
  • Crawling water beetle Haliplus confines
  • Crawling water beetle Haliplus flavicollis
  • Crawling water beetle Haliplus fluviatilis
  • Crawling water beetle Haliplus fulvus
  • Crawling water beetle Haliplus immaculatus
  • Crawling water beetle Haliplus lineolatus
  • Haliplus ruficollis
  • Scavenger water beetle Helochares lividus
  • Scavenger water beetle Helochares punctatus
  • Scavenger water beetle Helophorus brevipalpis
  • Scavenger water beetle Hydrochus angustatus
  • Scavenger water beetle Hydrochus fiscipes
  • Diving beetle Hydroporus incognitus
  • Diving beetle Hydroporus memnonius
  • Diving beetle Hydroporus neglectus
  • Diving beetle Hydroporus palustris
  • Screech beetle Hygrobia hermanni
  • Diving beetle Hyphydrus ovatus
  • Whirligig beetle Gyrinus marinus
  • Diving beetle Ilybius fenestratus
  • Scavenger water beetle Laccobius bipunctatus
  • Scavenger water beetle Laccobius minutus
  • Diving beetle Laccophilus hyalinus
  • Diving beetle Laccophilus minutus
  • Nebrioporus depressus elegans
  • Water beetle Noterus clavicornis
  • Diving Beetle Rhantus exsoletus

Note that some further specimens have not been assigned to a specific species, and are not included in these lists.

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