Polydesmidae nymph

Description

The early stage nymphs of Polydesmida millipedes are only about 1mm in length, and are whitish in colour. They have only 3 pairs of legs at this stage.

Identification difficulty
Habitat

In damp situations such as rotting wood.

When to see it

To follow

UK Status

Widespread and frequent in Britain.

VC55 Status

Frequent in Leicestershire and Rutland.

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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