Help to record the wildlife of Leicestershire and Rutland

Submit any sighting of an animal, plant or fungus – with or without a photo – to put your dot on our species distribution maps. All records are passed on to local and national recording schemes.  All wildlife records are valuable, common or rare, and whether from your garden, local park or a nature reserve. Help To Record

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Jordanathrix nr superba

Jordanathrix nr superba, a small globular springtail. This species is relatively newly described and its status in Britain is difficult to determine due to lack of records.


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Winter Heliotrope

Winter Heliotrope, Petasites fragrans. The pale pink male flowers are found as early as January, with only leaves visible after flowering.


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