Lithobius agilis C.L. Koch, 1847
This centipede is of doubtful status in the British Isles, with no confirmed records. It bears a passing resemblance to Lithobius tricuspis and females are most easy to identify.
Although described and figured in the published identification guides by Tony Barber (2008 & 2009) this species is not included within the identification keys.
Distribution and Habitat
Lithobius agilis is a doubtful member of the fauna of the British Isles with a few unconfirmed records up to the 1940s (and were possibly Lithobius tricuspis, a centipede not recorded in Britain until the 1960s) .
This is a widespread European species and is known from northern France, Belgium and the Netherlands.
This account is based on the 'Centipede Atlas' (Barber, 2022).