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Family Nearctodesmidae

Pseudopolydesmus? Portland Bioblitz 2012 PDX28 - female Millipede Vashon BioBlitz 2012 - millipede??? - Nearctodesmus millipede - Nearctodesmidae? Nearctodesmus Millipede ? - Nearctodesmus Pseudopolydesmus? - Nearctodesmus salix
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Polydesmida (Flat-backed Millipedes)
Family Nearctodesmidae
Identification
"Smooth metaterga, with few or no setae, are characteristic of nearctodesmids" -Shear et al. 2009.
Range
The Nearctodesmidae occurs along the Pacific from the Queen Charlotte Is., BC, to San Francisco Bay, and it also occurs in eastern Washington, northern Idaho, western Montana, and adjacent border of BC. -per Rowland Shelley