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Aniulus - male

Aniulus - Male
Village of San Leanna (south Austin), Travis County, Texas, USA
January 9, 2009
Size: 2 mm in diameter
At lights in a small mesic patch under an oak-willow canopy...

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Aniulus - male Aniulus - male

Moved tentatively per R.S.'s suggestion
Moved from Parajulidae.

Moved from Millipedes.

This is a common parajulid mi
This is a common parajulid millipede (order Julida)of the tribe Aniulini. A number of species occur in and around Austin & Travis Co., Texas, and this could be any of them. Most likely it is a representative of the genus Aniulus. Rowland Shelley

I should have added that the
I should have added that the individual is clearly a male. In th coiled photo, you can see (barely)the enlarge 1st legs behind the head that arise from segment 2, and in the straight photo, you can see that the 7th segment is slightly larger than the rest to accommodate the male genitalia, or gonopods, located there. Rowland Shelley

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