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Millipede - Narceus sp.? - Ophyiulus pilosus

Millipede - Narceus sp.? - Ophyiulus pilosus
Kanata - beside Earl of March High School parking lot, Kanata, Ontario, Canada
May 2, 2019
Size: 2 cms. long, 1 mm. wide
Overall blackish/brown in color. Found in rotting bark on a dead tree beside Earl of March High School. It looks similar to Narceus americanus, but I don't know if its just a juvenile of this species or a different species.

Moved
Moved from Julidae.

 
Millipede
Many thanks for your help with the ID, Derek. I really appreciate it.

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Moved from Millipedes.

Do you have an image of the epiproct? (tail)

 
Millipede
Sorry Jeff, I don't have a shot of the tail. I'll be sure to get one if I have another chance in the next few days.

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Moved from ID Request.

 
Millipede
Thank you for the feedback, Ken. I wondered if by any chance you can take the ID down to genus and species?

 
Not I...
...but wait to hear from the Millipede specialists. They'll find the image here and, with luck, will be able to take the ID further. The ID process doesn't stop just because an image has been moved.

 
Millipede
Many thanks, Ken. I realize there might be characteristics not evident in the photo to make a specific ID, but will wait to see if an expert can help. I also appreciate how quickly and accurately you at Bugguide respond to requests for ID. The service is very much appreciated.

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