Two millipede species new to Britain found in south Wales

Two (yes, TWO!) species of chourdeumatid millipede new to Britain, Ceratosphys amoena ssp. confusa (Ribaut, 1955) and Hylebainosoma nontronensis Mauriès & Kime, 1999, have been recently found outdoors in south Wales - ON THE SAME DAY!

An account their discovery can be read at:  The account includes montage images of both species, and a video of C. amoena ssp. confusa   

Additional images of both species can be seen on BMIG's facebook page:

Both are similar in appearence to Craspedesoma rawlinsii. 



Wednesday, 12 November, 2014

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