Lithobius crassipes - Lithobius crassipes
A small red-brown species (to 13 mm) which has the antennae composed of c. 20 articles (as L. curtipes).ÿ Males are readily differentiated from L. curtipes by the lack of projection on the last legs.
Found in moist places, such as under logs and stones or in leaf litter.
All year round.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain, but it appears to be less common in southern England and absent in the extreme south-west of England.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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