Entomobrya nicoleti

    Description

    Although the levels of pigmentation in the abdomen vary considerably, the two dark spots of pigment on the posterior margin on either side of the midline of the fourth abdominal segment are always present.

    Photo ID?
    Recording advice

    Submissions need to show dorsal pigmentation clearly. 

    Habitat

    Most frequent under surface debris such as recently fallen branches and planks of wood, but it is known from many other similar sites at ground level.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread and very common in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map