Amphitomenus attemsi (Schubart, 1934)

Status

GB IUCN status: Not applicable (non-native)

Identification

A small, but distinctive ball-rolling 'flat-back' millipede, which occurs inside heated glasshouses.

 

Steve Gregory
Steve Gregory

Distribution and Habitat

Specimens were collected from Eden Project (Rain Forest Biome), Cornwall, in 2009 and 2010. In the wild it is known from the Andes.

Reference

Barber, T., Gregory, S. & Lee, P. (2010)  Reports on the 2009 BMIG spring meeting in Cornwall. Bulletin of the British Myriapod & Isopod Group24: 65-74. 

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