A distinctive slow moving orange springtail, approximately 2 mm long. Long setae on the body and two ocelli on each side of the head.
Leaf litter and rotting wood.
All year, primarily autumn-spring.
Quite common in the south of England but under recorded.
Rare or under recorded in leicestershire and Rutland.
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