Entomobrya nicoleti


Although the levels of pigmentation in the abdomen vary considerably, the two dark spots of pigment on the posterior margin on either side of the midline of the fourth abdominal segment are always present.

Identification difficulty
Recording advice

Submissions need to show dorsal pigmentation clearly. 


Most frequent under surface debris such as recently fallen branches and planks of wood, but it is known from many other similar sites at ground level.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Widespread and very common in Britain.

VC55 Status

Fairly frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map