Lithobius melanops Newport, 1845

Status

GB IUCN status: Least Concern

Identification

This is the common small Lithobius (to 17 mm) with projections on tergites 9, 11 &13. It is usually pale brown in colour, with an indistinct darker longitudinal dorsal stripe.

Keith Lugg
Andy Keay
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Distribution and Habitat

This species is very common throughout Britain and Ireland, both inland and on the coast.  It is typically found in drier places, often above ground under bark on trees and on walls, but may also occur at ground level. 

 

Distribution

idBmigTaxa

19

BRC Code

Cen_167