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Glomeris marginata - Foxcombe Hall

Observed: 10th March 2012 By: Martin Harvey
Berkshire Moth GroupFSC - Field Studies CouncilSoldierflies and Allies Recording SchemeBuckinghamshire Invertebrate Group
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Glomeris marginata juvenile - 10-Mar-2012-Foxcombe Hall-3
Glomeris marginata juvenile - 10-Mar-2012-Foxcombe Hall-2
Description:

An immature Pill Millipede, showing a pattern of pale markings that is apparently known as form perplexa; usually these markings are lost as the millipede grows to full size.

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Glomeris marginata - Foxcombe Hall

This is 'perplexa' form of G. marginata, but in FRance there is Glomeris intermedia which has a very similar body pattern. It could be found in SE England!