Micrargus herbigradus


    1.8 to 2.5 mm.  

    Identification difficulty
    Recording advice

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    Usually found in moss, leaf litter and detritus in woods, but can occur in other, varied habitats.

    When to see it

    It is adult at all seasons of the year with a peak from late spring to mid-summer.

    UK Status

    The species is widespread in most of Britain, but apparently very scattered or absent some areas.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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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