Striped Millipede Ommatoiulus sabulosus (Linnaeus, 1758)
This is one of our largest Millipedes and often common in woodland areas. It is numerous at Sherwood Forest, where they often appear on the trunks of trees after dark. Two orange/red stripes running along the length of the Millipedes back, make identification fairly easy.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Ommatoiulus sabulosus
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. British Myriapod and Isopod Group. Keith and Belinda Lugg. Darren Matthews. Meg Skinner. Wil Heeney. Andy Godfrey (2006 Sherwood Heath SSSI invertebrate survey). 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 January 2019

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