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Genus Orthoporus

large millipede - Orthoporus ornatus Female Millipede - Orthoporus texicolens - female Millipede - Orthoporus ornatus Millipede? - Orthoporus ornatus Unknown - Orthoporus ornatus Dilopoda - Orthoporus ornatus Millipede - Orthoporus ornatus millipede - Orthoporus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Spirostreptida
Family Spirostreptidae
Genus Orthoporus
Explanation of Names
Orthoporus Silvestri 1897
Numbers
3‒4 spp. in our area(1)(Rowland Shelley), 114 spp. total(2)
Range
OK‒AZ to Argentina; Caribbean Islands. ‒Rowland Shelley
Remarks
often congregate in large numbers in sw.US(1)
Internet References
US species list where several synonymized taxa are threated as species
Works Cited
1.Spiders and Their Kin: A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press
Herbert W. Levi, Lorna R. Levi, Nicholas Strekalovsky. 2001. St. Martin's Press.
2.Sierwald P., Spelda J. (2023) MilliBase