Lepidocyrtus cyaneus

Description

A small (1.5 mm) elongate springtail with a blue/violet iridescence. 

Identification difficulty
Habitat

A terrestrial species. 

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Thought to be fairly frequent 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