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Species Rhinotus purpureus

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Polyzoniida
Family Siphonotidae
Genus Rhinotus
Species purpureus (Rhinotus purpureus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Siphonotus purpureus Pocock, 1894
Siphonotus miamiensis Causey, 1953
Siphonoconus purpureus Causey, 1965
Range
Louisiana, southern Florida
Remarks
Non-native; originally from the Caribbean.