Craspedosoma rawlinsii


    Quite a large (over 15 mm) millipede with eyes:  it is reddish brown with light mottling.

    Identification difficulty

    Associated with woodland areas, particularly those with high humidity.

    When to see it

    All year round, but most records have been from the colder months.

    UK Status

    This species appears to be widely distributed across Britain and Ireland but is not common.

    VC55 Status

    Uncommon in Leicestershire and Rutland. The record from Bradgate Park on 10th November 2014 is only the second record for VC55.

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    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map