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white millipede - Leschius mcallisteri

white millipede - Leschius mcallisteri
Bonney Lake, Pierce County, Washington, USA
October 18, 2009
Size: ~10 mm?

Moved from Chordeumatida.

Very interesting
Thanks for moving it, and thanks to Rowland for the ID.

Moved from Millipedes. The size of the species mentioned below is only 4 mm; your description says 10 mm.

My size was pretty much a guess. I could be off by that much.

Definitely a representative o
Definitely a representative of the order Chordeumatida, and I think the lone US representative of the family Anthroleucosomatidae, Leschia mccallisteri. Rowland Shelley

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