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Previous events

Unknown - Orthoporus ornatus

Unknown - Orthoporus ornatus
Big Bend National Park, Hot springs area, Brewster County, Texas, USA
September 25, 2009
What is this?

Moved from Millipedes.

Many thanks, John. Fred
Many thanks, John.

It is the common desert spiro
It is the common desert spirostreptid ,Orthoporus ornatus (Girard, 1853). Rowland Shelley

Many thanks, Rowland! Fred
Many thanks, Rowland!

Moved from ID Request.

A Millipede
of some sort. I can't tell you any more than that, unfortunately. Perhaps someone else will be able to give you more information. In the meantime, you can read about them in the Guide here.

Thanks, Ken. Fred
Thanks, Ken.

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