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Species Akamptogonus novarae

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Polydesmida (Flat-backed Millipedes)
Family Paradoxosomatidae
Genus Akamptogonus
Species novarae (Akamptogonus novarae)
Explanation of Names
Akamptogonus novarae (Humbert & DeSaussure 1869)
Size
up to 20 mm
Identification
colourfully patterned
Range
Introduced in Tasmania and New Zealand, probably from Australia