Peritrechus nubilus


    Length 5 to 6 mm. The groundbug Peritrechus nubilus has the 3rd antennal segment thinner than the 1st and the pronotum is square-sided. The markings on the upper surface are quite bright and there is usually a prominent pale spot at the base of the membrane. Hind tibiae are dark.

    Identification difficulty

    Leaf litter. 

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    Appears to be rather local. Recorded from a variety of habitats across southern and eastern England.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map