Polydesmus inconstans (Latzel, 1884)
A common and widespread Flat-backed Millipede. P. inconstans is largely confined to a series of scattered records from south and east Nottinghamshire, but examination of any Polydesmus sp, may prove that this species is more common. There are several visually identical species, so identification can only be certain via dissection. This one was found along a former disused railway line at King's Clipstone in January 2015.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Polydesmus inconstans
 
Male gonopods of Polydesmus inconstans
 
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.

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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