Isotomurus palustris

    Description

    In Isotomurus palustris sensu stricto, the central stripe is prominent and unbroken except at the dorsal margins of tergites. There is mottled patterning on the sides of the abdomen. 

    Photo ID?
    Recording advice

    Submissions need to show dorsal and lateral pigmentation clearly. 

    Habitat

    It is a species of wet habitats - ditches, pond edges etc..

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known. 

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map