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millipede?? - Oxidus gracilis

millipede?? - Oxidus gracilis
LaSalle County, Illinois, USA
July 25, 2017

Moved from Millipedes.

The image is not very clear, but I think the information is important so I kept the image.

Greenhouse Millipede
It is a Greenhouse Millipede, Oxidus gracilis, that has been attacked by fungi.

millipede fungus
That's really interesting, I haven't seen a pathogen of greenhouse millipedes before. Are there more? Would you be willing to send me a specimen, Monty00?

Millipede Fungus
I just took the picture, and let the creature be at he campsite.

Greenhouse Millipede
Mr. Brown thanks for your fast response. What indicates that the millipede was attacked by fungi?

You can tell, because of the white rings.
See here: (not an ID)

More info can be found in the forum article about fungus ridden bugs. See here: Arthropod Pathogenic Fungi

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