Entomobrya multifasciata


    The pair of triangular patches of pigment pointing forwards on the posterior margin of the fourth abdominal segment are distinctive.

    Identification difficulty
    Recording advice

    Submissions need to show dorsal pigmentation clearly. 


    The species is found in a wide range of habitats and is one of the major colonisers of cereal crops.

    When to see it

    Thought to be all year round.

    UK Status

    Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map