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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

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Genus Brachycybe

pinkish Calif. platydesmid  Brachycybe producta - Brachycybe rosea Orange Millipedes - Brachycybe Brachycybe with eggs - Brachycybe Brachycybe, ?lecontii - Brachycybe Rose Millipede:  Brachycybe lecontii - Brachycybe lecontii Young millipede - Brachycybe petasata millipede - Brachycybe Pede - Brachycybe
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Platydesmida
Family Andrognathidae
Genus Brachycybe
Explanation of Names
Brachycybe Wood, 1864
Brachycybe poducta
North America and E. Asia
Rotten wood
Fungi on rotten wood
Life Cycle
Males take care of eggs.
Internet References
Mol. Phylogenetic Evol. Phylogenetics of the millipede genus Brachycybe Wood, 1864 (Diplopoda: Platydesmida: Andrognathidae): patterns of deep evolutionary history and recent speciation.