Cylindroiulus caeruleocinctus


Cylindroiulus caeruleocinctus
Cylindroiulus caeruleocinctus
Cylindroiulus caeruleocinctus

Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Julida
Family Julidae
Species Cylindroiulus caeruleocinctus (Wood, 1864)

Length 20-30 mm.

A large millipede, it is dark brown with brassy edges to the segments and no rear-pointing projection on the telson (tail-end).

It feeds on decaying plant material. Seen throughout the year. Often associated with human settlements and cultivation, including gardens, parks and churchyards. Common in the south-east of England.

Found in back garden, South Staffordshire June 2020. © Peter Hillman.

Species identification confirmed and recorded by an expert from iRecord.