You are here

Whirligig beetle


A very small beetle that swims rapidly in circles on the surface of water, both ponds and streams


 

Common Name Whirligig beetle
Scientific Name Gyrinus substriatus
Species Group Water beetles
Status
Interest Level
2
Visabile
Look for
Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Preferred Environment
Look for
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Notebook Distribution Map Sites List Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

To see related species click here: 

Water beetles