This is a small, rather matt greyish springtail, sometimes showing a violet or purple tinge.
Occurs in sites rich in organic matter including sewage sludge, rotting leaf litter, compost and other similar situations.
All year round.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.
Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.
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