Schendyla nemorensis


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


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.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map