Lithobius crassipes L. Koch, 1862

Status

GB IUCN status: Least Concern

Identification

A small species (to 13 mm) which has the antennae composed of c. 20 articles (as L. curtipes).  Males are readily differentiated from L. curtipes by the lack of projection on the last legs.

J.P. Richards
J.P. Richards
Keith Lugg

Distribution and Habitat

Although very common across much of Britain, it appears to be absent in the extreme south-west of England and rare in Ireland. 

idBmigTaxa

19

BRC Code

Cen_175