Polydesmus coriaceus


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

Photo ID?

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.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map