Schendyla nemorensis


One of the smaller geophilomorphs, it is a pale yellowish species with about 40 pairs of legs.

Identification difficulty

Gardens, arable land etc. Under stones or in the upper soil layer.

When to see it

All year round.

UK Status

A fairly frequent and widespread species in Britain.

VC55 Status

Common in Leicestershire and Rutland where it has been recorded from at least 60 sites.

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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