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millipede - Choctella cumminsi

millipede - Choctella cumminsi
Cathedral Caverns State Park, Marshall County, Alabama, USA
May 23, 2018
This millipede was in deciduous woodlands of northern Alabama.

More likely to be C. cumminsi
More likely to be C. cumminsi rather than C. hubrichti, which has been found closer to Birmingham.

Thank you so much!
I knew it was an odd coloration, as I have never seen anything like it in my many explorations of the eastern U.S.

It's been called one of the s
It's been called one of the strangest millipedes in the US, so you're not far off! It's most closely related to some tropical millipedes.

Moved from Millipedes.

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