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