Brachydesmus superus (Brade-Birks & Brade-Birks, 1918)
Most Millipedes and Centipedes are extremely difficult to identify to species level and Brachdesmus superus is no exception. One of the Flat-backed Millipedes, B. superus is a widespread and fairly common species. It is usually found under logs in wooded areas, as were this mating pair found early in 2012 at Lound Wood, Eakring and at Kirton Wood in April 2014..
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Brachydesmus superus
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. British Myriapod and Isopod Group. Derek Whiteley. NBGRC.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated November 2018

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