Blunt-tailed Snake Millipede - Cylindroiulus punctatus
This is a millipede which grows up to 25 mm. It is pale brown and has a banded appearance, often with darker spots along each side. It also has a dark mask across its eyes, though this is not a unique feature and a paler tail end.
Woodlands and gardens - typically found in rotting wood or leaf litter.
All year round.
Feeds on dead leaves etc.
Common and widespread throughout Britain.
Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Leicestershire & Rutland Map
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