Lithobius microps Meinert, 1868

Synonyms

Lithobius duboscqui Brolemann, 1896

Status

GB IUCN status: Least Concern

Identification

A small chestnut brown species (to 9 mm), distinguished by having three ocelli on either side of the head.

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

Distribution and Habitat

It is very common in England and Wales (and probably Ireland), but becomes scarce in Scotland.  In the south it is ubiquitous, but becomes more strongly associated with human activity, such as gardens and churchyards, further north.

idBmigTaxa

19

BRC Code

Cen_177