Vertagopus arboreus


The diagnostic features of this isotomid are short dense setal cover, a bluish iridisation and white legs.


On tree trunks, under dead bark and on bare wood. It is often found on fences near cracks in the wood where it seeks cover if disturbed.

UK Status

Common and widespread.

VC55 Status

Not known.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map