The cephalothorax and opisthosoma are a deep olive, the former with a reddish tinge; the pedipalps reddish-brown; length of body: 1.7 to 3.0 mm.
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Found in many habitats including woods, moors, heaths, dunes, salt marshes and grassland where it occurs in decaying vegetation, moss, beneath stones, in soil and more rarely under tree bark and in birds’ nests.
Widespread and fairly frequent in Britain where it is the most common pseudoscorpion.
Not well recorded in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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