Polydesmus angustus (Latzel, 1884)
A common and widespread Flat-backed Millipede, which is generally very easy to locate under logs, loose bark etc in woodland. There are similar species, so identification is not always easy. Length 25mm full grown.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Polydesmus angustus
 
Male gonopods of Polydesmus angustus
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tony Barber. 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 January 2018

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