Polydesmus coriaceus


    This is a brown flat-backed millipede typical of the genus and requires detailed examination before arriving at an id.

    Identification difficulty

    Found in ground layer vegetation in a variety of habitats.

    When to see it

    All year round

    UK Status

    Fairly frequent and widespread in the southern half of Britain, but less well recorded further north. It is a UK BAP species.

    VC55 Status

    Fairly 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