Macrosternodesmus palicola

    Description

    A small white millipede (to 4 mm in length) with body covered in small bumps.

    Photo ID?
    Habitat

    Associated with churchyards and cultivated land such as allotments, gardens and parks.

    When to see it

    All year round.

    UK Status

    This species has proved to be widespread in Britain and Ireland. It is apparently absent from much of northern Scotland, north Wales and south west England.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland not known.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map