Mitopus morio

    Description

    Length: Male 4-6 mm, Female 4-8.5 mm. The female of the species of harvestman is usually larger than the male and has a dark brown saddle on a pale background; in the male the saddle is blacker.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Found mainly on low vegetation.

    When to see it

    Summer and autumn.

    UK Status

    Very common and widespread in Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Further Information

    5772 British records - last record 2014

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

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    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map