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Family Polydesmidae

Millipede - Polydesmus Millipede - Polydesmus Millipede Identification - Pseudopolydesmus canadensis Polydesmidae Centipede - Polydesmus Unknown - Scytonotus Pseudopolydesmus mating? - Pseudopolydesmus Pseudopolydesmus serratus guarding eggs - Pseudopolydesmus serratus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Polydesmida (Flat-backed Millipedes)
Family Polydesmidae
Numbers
160-200 spp worldwide.
7 genera, ~40 spp. North America.
Range
Northern Hemisphere
Internet References
Representative Images (Rowland Shelley, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences)