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Family Paeromopodidae

Long Millipede - Paeromopus angusticeps Paeromopus? - Paeromopus angusticeps Giant Millipede, antenna, no red bands - Paeromopus angusticeps Paeromopus - Paeromopus angusticeps - male Millipede in Mendocino County, California - Paeromopus angusticeps Millipede in Mendocino County, California - Paeromopus angusticeps Millipede in Mendocino County, California - Paeromopus angusticeps Millipede in Mendocino County, California - Paeromopus angusticeps
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Julida
Family Paeromopodidae
Numbers
2 genera
10 species
Range
Western U.S.
Remarks
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.