Spotted Snake Millipede Blaniulus guttulatus (Fabricius, 1798)
Most Millipedes and Centipedes are extremely difficult to identify to species level and Blaniulus guttulatus is generally no exception, having several similar species to cause identification difficulties. Often called the Spotted Snake Millipede, this is a common species of rotting logs at the Sherwood Forest Country Park, where it can sometimes be found in large numbers.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Blaniulus guttulatus
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. Peter Kirby (Ploughman Wood Invertebrate survey 1998 on behalf of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust). Paul Richards.

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 2021

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