Heteromurus nitidus - Heteromurus nitidus
The pale body is covered in rounded scales and the antennae have five segments with the terminal section 'annulated' with numerous regularly-spaced subsegments. The eyes consist of a single reddish-brown ocellus on each side of the head.
Found in a variety of habitats rich in organic matter. It is also common in caves.
All year round.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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