Lepidocyrtus cyaneus


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

    Identification difficulty

    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.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map