Geophilus proximus C.L. Koch, 1847

Status

GB IUCN status: Data Deficient
GB rarity status: Nationally Rare

ID Difficulty

4

Identification

A yellowish-orange centipede (to 40 mm) very similar in appearance to the common G. insculptus.

Keith Lugg

Distribution and Habitat

A northern species, known from a single site on Unst, Shetland.
 
First found there in 1974, this remained the only record of this 'Scandinavian' centipede until its re-discovery near by in 2021 by Keith Lugg and Mike Pennington.

Distribution

idBmigTaxa

16

BRC Code

Cen_145