White-legged Snake Millipede Tachypodoiulus niger (Leach, 1814)
Along with Cylindroiulus punctatus, this is probably our commonest and most widespread Millipede, found under logs or in leaf litter across a range of habitats. Tachypodoiulus niger is very commonly found in woodland, brownfield sites and some gardens.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Tachypodoiulus niger
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. K N A Alexander (Invertebrate assemblage condition at Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI and Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI survey reports 2009-10). Darren Matthews. Meg Skinner. Wil Heeney. Netherfield Wildlife 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 2019

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