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Dilta Saxicola, Womersley 1930

Introduction
This Irish species can be told from other British Dilta species by the arrangement of spines on the second segment of the labial palp. Females can be split from Dilta hibernica by the number of segments in the sexual gonapophyses, but not yet from D littoralis or D chateri.

Taxonomy
Order Archeognatha, Family Machilidae , Genus Dilta

Distribution
Appears to be restricted to Ireland, Delaney (1954) has it as 'Houth Head, Dublin'

Habitat
Typically more inland than the coastal petrobius species

Behaviour
Very little known