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Family Paeromopodidae

Yosemite Millipede (C. yosemitensis) - Californiulus yosemitensis Giant Millipede, antenna, no red bands - Paeromopus angusticeps unkn millipede - Californiulus yosemitensis Black Paeromopus? - Paeromopus angusticeps Black Paeromopus? - Paeromopus angusticeps Male julidan - male Male julidan - male Female julidan - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Julida
Family Paeromopodidae
2 genera
10 species
Western U.S.
This is the family that contains the longest millipede known from North America, a 6 1/2 in. paeromopodid from Yosemite Nat. Pk., California. Rowland Shelley
Print References
Shelley, R.M. and S.B. Bauer. 1997. New records and species, and taxonomic alterations in the milliped family Paeromopodidae (Julida). Entomological News. 108(1): 1-14.