Folsomia candida


    Approx. 1.5mm long. Abdominal segments 4-6 fused.

    Identification difficulty

    Commonly found in bags of commercial compost.

    When to see it

    All year round

    UK Status

    Believed to be 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