Herpetocypris brevicaudata Kaufmann, 1900 has only two previous records from the UK: from Marlborough, Wiltshire, (Lowndes, 1930) and from Garelochhead, Argyll and Bute (collected by A. J. Bruce in July 1958, and deposited in the NHM collections), two localities that correspond to those marked by Henderson (1990). A third locality, from near Sittingbourne, Kent, UK, is reported here.

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Herpetocypris brevicaudata (Pl. 1; Fig. 1) and Heterocypris incongruens (Ramdohr, 1808) were found in a thick, brown algal layer at the bottom of a metal cattle trough, by the footpath leading from Rodmersham to Lynsted, near Dully Road, N51°18′...

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