Stenus juno - Stenus juno

Description

Length 6 to 7 mm with tibia-length tarsi and black legs. Characterised by having a central keel at the base of the abdominal tergites. Males have strongly thickened hind femora but simple, spurless tibiae.

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Habitat

It is able to withstand a wide range of environmental conditions but mostly found in damper areas and wetland habitat.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Widespread and quite common in Britain.

VC55 Status

Common in Leicestershire and Rutland. There were a total of 412 VC55 records for this species up to March 2015.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map