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Species Trichopetalum uncum

Trichopetalum uncum female and male - Trichopetalum uncum - male - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Chordeumatida
Family Trichopetalidae
Genus Trichopetalum
Species uncum (Trichopetalum uncum)
Explanation of Names
Trichopetalum uncum Cook & Collins 1895
uncum, Latin for "hooked, barbed," the shape of the gonopod angiocoxite
4-7 mm
Femur of leg 6 without a knob or hook; angiocoxite not deeply divided, sometimes apically cleft; angiocoxite with strong lateral branch(1)
Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee
Troglophilic, found in both caves and in epigean leaf litter habitats
Active during the cooler months