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Status: British Isles native species.
Description: Greyish brown with body and legs covered in minute scales.
Stridulation: None, as the species has no wings.
Food: Omnivorous, feeding on decaying plant and animal matter.
Habitat: Restricted to eastern half of Chesil beach in Dorset, Branscombe in Devon, and Marloes in Wales.
Phenology: Nymphs have been recorded in April, adults from August to October.
Distribution: The records held by the National Biodiversity Network are shown in the map below.
Terms & conditions
Colours show the year of the last record -
up to 1987
1998 up to present
Only Recording Scheme datasets are included. Other datasets on the Gateway may hold additional information.Open interactive map for all datasets in new window