Polydesmidae nymph


    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

    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

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

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