Anurophorus laricis

Description

A small (1.5 mm) dark species, Anurophorus laricis does not possess a furca and there is no empodial appendage on the foot.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

One of the arboreal springtails, usually found under bark and up trees.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Believed to be common but under recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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

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