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Observed: 7th November 2009 By: Iris003Iris003’s reputation in InvertebratesIris003’s reputation in InvertebratesIris003’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Black body, white legs. 37mm long, about 46 segments, about 90 pairs of legs. Found in leaf mould at bottom of tree. Curled into tight spiral shape when handled.

    Likely ID
    White-legged Snake Millipede?
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.


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snake millipede

I can't see any reason why this isn't Tachypodoiulus niger, but I'm afraid I don't know the other related species well enough to know whether we can rule them out.

Entomologist and biological recorder