Strigamia acuminata (Leach, 1814)

Status

GB IUCN status: Least Concern

ID Difficulty

3

Identification

As with other Strigamia species it has a characteristic ’red’ colour and a prominent tooth at the base of the pioson claw, but its 37-41 leg pairs immediately differentiate it from S. crassipes and the coastal S. maritima

Keith Lugg
Christian Owen
Nicola Garnham
J.P. Richards
Mark Robinson
Mark Robinson
Mark Robinson
Nicola Garnham

Distribution and Habitat

It is widely recorded in England and Wales, typically in woodland, but rarely found in large numbers. 

Distribution

idBmigTaxa

15

BRC Code

Cen_204