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Family Andrognathidae

Millipedes - Brachycybe lecontii Brachycybe lecontii (?) - Brachycybe petasata Pink millipede - Brachycybe Diplopoda - Brachycybe Bracycybe producta, Sacramento - Brachycybe producta Brachycybe? - Gosodesmus claremontus Young millipede - Brachycybe petasata Brachycybe
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Platydesmida
Family Andrognathidae
Explanation of Names
Andrognathidae Cope 1869
Numbers
5 genera in our area(1), 12 genera, 32 species total(2)
Range
Southeastern US (Andrognathus and Brachycybe, in part) and Pacific states (WA-CA)(1)
Habitat
under bark or beneath logs
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Checklist of the millipeds of North and Middle America
Richard L. Hoffman. 1999. Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publications.
2.Class Diplopoda de Blainville in Gervais, 1844. In: Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification.
William Shear. 2011. Zootaxa, 3148, 159–164.