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Family Polydesmidae

 
 
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The identity of Polydesmus sastianus Chamberlin, proposal of a new milliped genus, and ...
By Rowland M. Shelley
Myriapodologica 4(8): 60-67, 1997
Full title: The identity of Polydesmus sastianus Chamberlin, proposal of a new milliped genus, and remarks on the identity of Phreatodesmus hastingsus (Chamberlin) (Polydesmida: Polydesmidae)

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new genus: Calianotus

The identity of Alpertia lunatifrons Loomis, with records of introduced polydesmids from northwestern North America ...
By Rowland M. Shelley
Myriapodologica 4(3): 17-20, 1996

The milliped genus Utadesmus Chamberlin & Hoffman (Polydesmida: Polydesmidae)
By Rowland M. Shelley
Myriapodologica 4(2): 9-16, 1996

Taxonomic synthesis of the eastern North American millipede genus Pseudopolydesmus (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Polydesmidae), ...
By Petra Sierwald, Derek A Hennen, Xavier J Zahnle, Stephanie Ware, Paul E Marek
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, vol.187 (1): 117-142, 2019
Full title: Taxonomic synthesis of the eastern North American millipede genus Pseudopolydesmus (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Polydesmidae), utilizing high-detail ultraviolet fluorescence imaging
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Millipedes of Ohio field guide
By Derek Hennen and Jeff Brown
Ohio Division of Wildlife, 2021
The Ohio Division of Wildlife publishes small field guide booklets on the various flora and fauna of the state. These booklets are aimed at a general audience, with a focus on identifying species based on photos. They include distribution and identification information of Ohio species, and are available for free from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources website. The Millipedes of Ohio field guide can be downloaded directly from [ur

Discovery of a glowing millipede in California and the gradual evolution of bioluminescence in Diplopoda
By Paul E. Marek, Wendy Moore
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol 112 (20): 6419-6424, 2015
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Quote: "The rediscovery of the Californian millipede Xystocheir bistipita surprisingly reveals that the species is bioluminescent."

The milliped family Trichopetalidae, Part 2: The genera Trichopetalum, Zygonopus and Scoterpes (Chordeumatida, Cleidogonoidea)
By Shear, W. A.
Zootaxa, 2010
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Shear, W. A. 2010. The milliped family Trichopetalidae, Part 2: The genera Trichopetalum, Zygonopus and Scoterpes (Diplopoda: Chordeumatida, Cleidogonoidea). Zootaxa 2385: 1-62.

The milliped family Trichopetalidae, Part 1: Introduction and Genera Trigenotyla Causey, Nannopetalum n. gen., and Causeyella n.
By Shear, W. A.
Zootaxa, 2003
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Shear, W. A. 2003. The milliped family Trichopetalidae, Part 1: Introduction and Genera Trigenotyla Causey, Nannopetalum n. gen., and Causeyella n. gen. (Diplopoda: Chordeumatida, Cleidogonoidea). Zootaxa 321: 1-36.

 
 
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