Strigamia acuminata (Leach, 1814)
Described as local in the UK, Centipedes are a very neglected group of invertebrates and so the distribution map may actually be more representative of the distribution of recorders than Strigamia acuminata. This is an immediately distinctive orange/red Centipede when seen, which was the case of this one was found underneath a log at Eaton Wood near Retford in late March 2013.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Strigamia acuminata
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.

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 2016

copyright Trevor and Dilys Pendleton ( . .
Millipede, Centipede and Woodlice Photo Gallery - Thumbnail version
Millipede, Centipede and Woodlice Photo Gallery - Text version