Pachymerium ferrugineum (C.L.Koch, 1835)

Status

GB IUCN status: Data Deficient
GB rarity status: Nationally Rare

Identification

A large (to 50 mm) reddish-orange centipede with 43-45 leg pairs and numerous small pores distributed over both the dorsal and ventral surfaces of the coxae of the last legs.

Keith Lugg
British Myriapod & Isopod Group
Keith Lugg
Keith Lugg

Distribution and Habitat

It is known from a handful of coastal sites in south-east England, invariably in shingle above the storm drift line.

Inland records held by NBN need verification.

Distribution

idBmigTaxa

16

BRC Code

Cen_186