Eason's Geophilus - Geophilus easoni

    Description

    Up to 40mm in lenth with 47-49 segments (males) or 49-51 (females). It is generally a chestnut brown.

    Similar Species

    There are several very similar species which can only be confidently identified using a key and a microscope or good lens.

    Identification difficulty
    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Common and widespread

    VC55 Status

    Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map