Western Yellow Centipede Stigmatogaster subterranea (Shaw, 1789)
A common subterranean Centipede in Nottinghamshire, occasionally found while digging in leaf litter or under logs. This is a long species, with a length of between 60mm and 70mm and there are around 80 pairs of legs. There are similar species, so identification is not straight forward.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Stigmatogaster subterranea
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Tony Barber. British Myriapod and Isopod Group. Meg Skinner. 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 February 2017

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