Distribution Atlases


The most recent distribution atlases (which may be purchased online) are listed below.  Several earlier atlases, mostly superseded, are freely available online as pdf. See Resources > Online Resources > woodlice & waterlice and millipedes & centipedes tabs.

Centipedes

The New Centipede Atlas in progress and is due to be published in the next year.
 

Currently, Barber & Keay, 1988 (Provisional atlas of the centipedes of the British Isles) is the most up-to-date centipede atlas.


Woodlice & waterlice

Woodlice and Waterlice (Isopoda: Oniscidea & Asellota) in Britain and Ireland

Steve Gregory

Published in 2009

Includes a detailed account for each species, plus distribution maps, colour photos of many species, identification tips, bibliography, index. 
ISBN 978-0-9557672-8-9, 176pp, 39 colour photos, 53 black and white maps. 
Published by the Field Studies Council of behalf of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology's Biological Records Centre.
This publication is available to purchase from the Field Studies Council.
 

Millipedes

Atlas of the Millipedes (Diplopoda) of Britain and Ireland

Paul Lee

Published in 2006

Publisher:   Pensoft Publishers
P-ISBN hardback: 9789546422774 or  P-ISSN:   1312-0174
Short description:   216 pages. With a contribution from Paul T. Harding.  Photographs by Steve Hopkin. Species descriptions, maps, color photos of many species, bibliography, index.
 
 

AtlasAtlas of European Millipedes, Volume 1: Orders Polyxenida, Glomerida, Platydesmida, Siphonocryptida, Polyzoniida, Callipodida, Polydesmida (Class Diplopoda)

by R.D. Kime & H. Enghoff

Published in 2011

Publisher:   Pensoft Publishers
P-ISBN hardback:   9789546425782
Short description: 282 pages. Full colour photo, maps, index, rich bibliography. Includes British & Irish species.
 

Atlas of European Millipedes, Volume 2: Order Julida (Class Diplopoda)

by R.D. Kime & H. Enghoff

Published in 2017 in European Journal of Taxonomy, 346: 1-299.  Available on-line - download pdf here.

Includes all 593 species of Julida known from Europe, with summary information on taxonomy, distribution and habitat, and distribution plotted in 50 × 50 km UTM squares.
 

Atlas of European Millipedes, Volume 3: Order Chordeumatida (Class Diplopoda)

by R.D. Kime & H. Enghoff
Published in 2021 in European Journal of Taxonomy, 769: 1-244.  Available on-line - download pdf here.
 
Includes all 534 species of Chordeumatida known from Europe, with summary information on taxonomy, distribution and habitat, and distribution plotted in 50 × 50 km UTM squares.