Geophilus fucorum seurati Brölemann, 1924

Synonyms

Geophilus gracilis Meinert, 1870

Status

GB IUCN status: Least Concern
GB rarity status: Nationally Scarce

Identification

Another bright yellow centipede (to 30 mm) with a darker reddish head, which is differentiated from G. flavus and G. osquidatum on subtle (microscopic) characters.

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Distribution and Habitat

An exclusively coastal species found along the southern and western coasts of Britain and Ireland, where it occurs under stones on mud (or other substrates) near or even below the high water mark.

idBmigTaxa

16

BRC Code

Cen_217