Cylindroiulus caeruleocinctus


A large (20 to 30 mm) millipede with a kidney shaped ocelli patch. It is brown-black with brassy edges to the segments and no rear-pointing projection on the telson.

Identification difficulty

Often associated with human settlements and cultivation, including parks and churchyards.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

Common in the South-east of England.

VC55 Status

Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

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Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map