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Family Polyxenidae

What's this? - Polyxenus lagurus Isopod? - Polyxenus Millipede child 2 - Polyxenus beneath bark of dead wood - Polyxenus any idea what this is? - Polyxenus mystery class of arthropoda; collembola-like but with 4 or 5 leg pairs - Polyxenus Oregon Bristle Millipede - Polyxenus unknown - Polyxenus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Polyxenida (Bristly Millipedes)
Family Polyxenidae
Numbers
6 species in 2 genera in our area. (1)
Works Cited
1.Checklist of the millipeds of North and Middle America
Richard L. Hoffman. 1999. Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publications.