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Species Asiomorpha coarctata

Millipede - Asiomorpha coarctata Asiomorpha coarctata? - Asiomorpha coarctata Asiomorpha coarctata? - Asiomorpha coarctata Asiomorpha coarctata Asiomorpha coarctata Asiomorpha coarctata unknown millipede  - Asiomorpha coarctata unknown millipede  - Asiomorpha coarctata
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Polydesmida (Flat-backed Millipedes)
Family Paradoxosomatidae
Genus Asiomorpha
Species coarctata (Asiomorpha coarctata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Asiomorpha coarctata (DeSaussure) 1860
Orthomorpha coarctata Jeekel, 1963
Size
Up to 20mm long
Identification
Body dark brown to black in adults. Mid-body paranota (segments 8-9) are sharp posteriorly, extending beyond segment margin. Male gonopod on 7th segment long and slender, reaching posterior legs of 5th segment.
Range
Asian species that has been widely introduced and is common in South America; it is known in North America from Florida, Louisiana, and Texas. (1)
See Also
Oxidus gracilis, whose mid-body paranotal corners are blunt and not prolonged. See comparison here.
Works Cited
1.Checklist of the millipeds of North and Middle America
Richard L. Hoffman. 1999. Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publications.