Pill Millipede Glomeris marginata (Villers, 1789)
Immensely common around Sherwood Forest, but also in all wooded areas, where it can be found during the day under logs etc. Pill Millipedes are named after their ability to roll into a tight ball for protection against predators. Most specimens are black, but occasionally more attractively marked examples are found.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Glomeris marginata
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Nick Crouch. Tony Barber. Keith and Belinda Lugg. Meg Skinner. Bill Ely. Wil Heeney. Allan and Annette Binding (Clumber Park invertebrate records). Derek Whiteley. Paul Richards. Stuart Warrington. The National Trust (Clumber Park invertebrate records). 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 January 2019

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