The nematodes are one of the most diverse and numerous groups of worms. They are very difficult to distinguish being small and relatively featureless. Most are white or translucent and many are parasitic.


    They are found in almost every habitat.

    When to see it

    All year round

    UK Status

    Very common

    VC55 Status

    Very common 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