A very small pallid species (to 12 mm), with 45 leg pairs, and last legs terminating in a distinct ‘tubercle’.
Distribution and Habitat
Described new to science from the Isles of Scilly in the 1989, it has subsequently been found at two sties in Cornwall.
Jones, R.E. (1989) On a new species of centipede (Chilopoda: Geophilomorpha) from the Isles of Scilly. Journal of Natural History, 23: 627-633.
Gregory, S. & Jones, R.E. (1999) Arenophilus peregrinus in Cornwall: A centipede new to mainland Britain. Bulletin of the British Myriapod Group, 15: 28-29.