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A taxonomic study of the milliped family Spirobolidae (Diplopoda; Spirobolida)
By Keeton, William
Memoirs of the American Entomological Society 17: 1–146., 1960
Keeton, William T. (1960). A taxonomic study of the milliped family Spirobolidae (Diplopoda; Spirobolida). Memoirs of the American Entomological Society 17: 1–146.

A detailed study of the family Spirobolidae, with keys and copious illustrations.

A third species of the endemic Floridian milliped genus Floridobolus Causey, 1957 (Spirobolida: Spirobolidae: Floridobolinae)
By Rowland Shelley
Center For Systematic Entomology, INC., Gainesville, FL, 2014
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The species of the milliped genus Tylobolus (Diplopoda: Spirobolida). A re-examination.
By Keeton, William
Transactions of the American Entomological Society , 92(1), 17–28, 1966
Keeton, W. (1966). The species of the milliped genus Tylobolus (Diplopoda: Spirobolida). A re-examination. Transactions of the American Entomological Society , 92(1), 17–28.

Includes a map of species and notes on color, size, and non-technical (although less precise) methods of distinguishing species.

Distribution of the milliped genus Narceus Rafinesque, 1820 (Spirobolida: Spirobolidae) Occurrences in New England and west...
By Shelley, R., C.T. McAllister & M.F. Medrano
Western North American Naturalist, 66(3): 374-389, 2006
Shelley, R., C.T. McAllister & M.F. Medrano. 2006. Distribution of the milliped genus Narceus Rafinesque, 1820 (Spirobolida: Spirobolidae): Occurrences in New England and west of the Mississippi River, and a summary of peripheral localities; first records from Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, and Minnesota. Western North American Naturalist, 66(3): 374-389.

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Pleistocene glacial refugia across the Appalachian Mountains and coastal plain in the millipede genus Narceus
By Walker, M. J., A. K. Stockman, P. E. Marek, & J. E. Bond
BMC Evolutionary Biology, 925(25), 2009
Walker, M. J., Stockman, A. K., Marek, P. E., & Bond, J. E. (2009). Pleistocene glacial refugia across the Appalachian Mountains and coastal plain in the millipede genus Narceus: evidence from population genetic, phylogeographic, and paleoclimatic data. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 925(25)

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Millipedes of Ohio field guide
By Derek Hennen and Jeff Brown
Ohio Division of Wildlife, 2021
The Ohio Division of Wildlife publishes small field guide booklets on the various flora and fauna of the state. These booklets are aimed at a general audience, with a focus on identifying species based on photos. They include distribution and identification information of Ohio species, and are available for free from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources website. The Millipedes of Ohio field guide can be downloaded directly from [ur

Discovery of a glowing millipede in California and the gradual evolution of bioluminescence in Diplopoda
By Paul E. Marek, Wendy Moore
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol 112 (20): 6419-6424, 2015
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Quote: "The rediscovery of the Californian millipede Xystocheir bistipita surprisingly reveals that the species is bioluminescent."

The milliped family Trichopetalidae, Part 2: The genera Trichopetalum, Zygonopus and Scoterpes (Chordeumatida, Cleidogonoidea)
By Shear, W. A.
Zootaxa, 2010
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Shear, W. A. 2010. The milliped family Trichopetalidae, Part 2: The genera Trichopetalum, Zygonopus and Scoterpes (Diplopoda: Chordeumatida, Cleidogonoidea). Zootaxa 2385: 1-62.

 
 
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