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Species Conotyla blakei

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Chordeumatida
Family Conotylidae
Genus Conotyla
Species blakei (Conotyla blakei)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Proconotyla blakei Verhoeff, 1932
Conotyla vaga Loomis, 1939
Explanation of Names
Conotyla blakei (Verhoeff, 1932)
Size
18 mm
Identification
Pregonopodal legs strongly thickened; leg 4 without a femoral knob; leg 7 with a strong femoral knob.
Range
Widely distributed in the northeastern US: Vermont, New York, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and West Virginia
Habitat
Often found in caves, but also aboveground.
Season
Most often found in winter
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