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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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Class Pauropoda - Pauropodans

Pauropod Pauropod Pauropods Pauropods Pauropoda Pauropod Pauropod Deltopauropus sp. - Deltopauropus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Pauropoda (Pauropodans)
Other Common Names
Dwarf Millipedes, Pauropodans, Progoneates, Smallfooted Centipedes
Explanation of Names
Pauropoda Lubbock 1868
'having few legs'
worldwide, ~840 spp. in 46 genera of 12 families(1)
Print References
Works Cited
1.Class Chilopoda, class Symphyla and class Pauropoda. In: Zhang Z.-Q. (ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline...
Minelli A. 2011. Zootaxa 3148: 157–158.
2.A reclassification of the Pauropoda (Myriapoda)
Ulf Scheller. 2008. International Journal of Myriapodology, VOl. 1, pp. 1-38.