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.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map


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

UK Map