Cranogona dalensi Mauries, 1965

Common name

Beddau Beast

Status

Probably introduced

Identification

Another small white millipede (5-6 mm in length) that is similar in appearence to Brachychaeteuma melanops, but differs in the eye comprising 7-8 ocelli and the body bearing long stout curved setae (and therefore more similar to Typhlopsychrosoma sp., another recently discovered species).
Keith Lugg
Keith Lugg

Distribution and Habitat

Found by Christian Owen in December 2016 at a disused colliery site near Beddau in South Wales. 

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