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bristle millipede - Polyxenus lagurus

bristle millipede - Polyxenus lagurus
Stockdale, Wilson County, Texas, USA
July 1, 2015
Size: 3 mm
Found sweeping grass. This one seems paler than the bristle millipedes I find in Hays Co. on lichen covered branches. Are there more than one species in North America? These creatures are so huggable - that mustache, those roving antennae - just too cute!. What do they fed on? So many questions.

Moved
Moved from Polyxenidae.

Polyxenus lagurus. They are p
Polyxenus lagurus. They are pretty cute, I agree.

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