Proteroiulus fuscus (Am Stein, 1857)
A common Millipede, but there are several similar species and identification is difficult from photographs, so photographs showing the arrangement of the ocelli are required. Proteroiulus fuscus can occur in good numbers at any site, but it is generally to be expected at woodland sites, where it is common either under bark or sometimes under logs etc. Common in Nottinghamshire.
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Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Proteroiulus fuscus
 
 
 
 
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. K N A Alexander (Invertebrate assemblage condition at Birklands and Bilhaugh SSSI and Birklands West and Ollerton Corner SSSI survey reports 2009-10). Derek Whiteley. Peter Kirby (Ploughman Wood Invertebrate survey 1998 on behalf of the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust). David Shaw.

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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