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Unknown invertebrate

Observed: 12th January 2013 By: BlackbirdBlackbird’s reputation in Invertebrates
Unknown invertebrate

On leaf littler, attached to leaf. Another one 'glided' over wet leaf.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Fly larva (Diptera) interacts


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Philoscia muscorum

This looks to be the wrong shape for Philoscia which has a definite 'step' between the pereon and pleon. The epimera of Philoscia do not have teeth on their lateral border (photo 2).
Lastly, Philoscia does not glide - it runs 'full belt'.

So, I'm not sure what you have here!

Andy Keay