These require adult dissection and detailed microscopic examination to identify, but it is one of the ‘tail-less’ Cylindroiulus species, where it is basically lacking a projecting telson. There are 4 British ‘tail-less’ species:
Cylindroiulus truncorum Scarce and non-native.
Cylindroiulus latestriatus (Curtis, 1845) Common and widespread.
Cylindroiulus britannicus (Verhoeff, 1891) Common and widespread.
Cylindroiulus parisiorum (Brölemann & Verhoeff, 1896) Localised.
They feed on dead leaves and other plant detritus. Seen all year round.
Mainly woodland species, but also found in gardens.