Length up to 25 mm.
This millipede has a pinkish-pale brown ground colour and has a banded appearance, often with darker spots along each side. It also has a dark mask across its eyes, and a distinct club-shaped telson (tail end).
It spends part of its life cycle living in leaf litter, and the rest in rotting wood. It feeds on dead plant matter. Seen all year round.
Found in woodlands and gardens, in rotting wood or leaf-litter or under rocks and stones. A native specieas, common and widespread throughout Britain.
Recorded and accepted via iRecord.