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Family Euryuridae

Brown/Orange Millipede? - Euryurus leachii Euryurus leachii Flat-backed millipede - Euryurus leachii Millipede ID - Euryurus Auturus evides? - Auturus evides Euryurus? - Euryurus Millipede in Cave Point Cave - Auturus evides Auturus evides
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Polydesmida (Flat-backed Millipedes)
Family Euryuridae
2 genera, ca. 11 spp.
"They are one of the few millipeds with a precise habitat; I always find euryurids in association with decaying hardwood/deciduous logs or stumps (rarely pine) near water sources like streams, creeks, seepages. If no water nearby, then no euryurids. They occur from the Mississippi Valley to the Atlantic Coast and from midway up Ohio, Indiana, & Illinois to the Gulf Coast and northern peninsular Florida. Only 2 genera, Auturus & Euryurus, and ca. 8-10 species." -- Rowland Shelley