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Family Andrognathidae

Millipedes - Brachycybe lecontii pinkish Calif. platydesmid - Brachycybe rosea Millipedes - Brachycybe producta Brachycybe rosea in Nevada City, California - Brachycybe Small pink millipede, Platydesmida? - Gosodesmus claremontus Unknown millipede - Brachycybe Bracycybe producta, Sacramento - Brachycybe producta Brachycybe? - Gosodesmus claremontus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Platydesmida
Family Andrognathidae
Explanation of Names
Andrognathidae Cope 1869
5 genera in our area(1), 12 genera, 32 species total(2)
Southeastern US (Andrognathus and Brachycybe, in part) and Pacific states (WA-CA)(1)
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.