Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

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

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

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

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12


Previous events


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Class Pauropoda - Pauropodans

Pauropod Pauropod Pauropods Pauropods Pauropoda Pauropod Pauropod Deltopauropus sp. - Deltopauropus
Classification
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'
Numbers
worldwide, ~840 spp. in 46 genera of 12 families(1)
Print References
(2)
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.