Sminthurides malmgreni


    The body is yellow in colour with longitudinal bands of blue pigment.

    Identification difficulty

    Most frequently found on the surface of standing water.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    A very common and widespread species.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly frequent 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