A small straw coloured centipede (to 20 mm) with a slightly darker head, with just 37-43 leg pairs. The shape of the last pair of legs, which entirely lack claws, is distinctive. Each also bears two large coxal pores.
Distribution and Habitat
A common soil dwelling species found in a wide array of habitats, including the coast, in southern Britain and Ireland, but possibly more scarce in the north.