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Malibu, Los Angeles County, California, USA
February 2, 2010
What genus?

Moved from Millipedes.

Hiltonius pulchrus
Found from los angeles to orange county.

Tylobolus is much longer, and not as fat,

Moved for expert attention
Moved from ID Request.

Looks a lot like one in the genus Tylobolus.

I found one a lot like this at Big Basin over the summer.

Please add date photo was tak
Please add date photo was taken. This information is contained in the EXIF data on your photo. I just checked it.

Not always reliable
If the system clock on the camera is incorrect, then the EXIF dates will be, too. Also, checking the EXIF data can be time-consuming if your browser doesn't have the capability to access it.

The date for this image, according to the EXIF data, is February 2, 2010- at 8:56 in the evening.

EXIF data
I use a free photo manipulation program called Irfanview which makes it very easy to check the EXIF data. Just click "Image" and then "Information" which brings up the EXIF tab for the photo. As you mentioned, though, if the camera is not set up correctly, the data will be wrong.

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