Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Family Polydesmidae

Millipede - Polydesmus Pseudopolydesmus serratus Millipede - Pseudopolydesmus flat-backed millipede Millipede - Pseudopolydesmus Red-brown armored with large segment plates - Pseudopolydesmus serratus Can you ID this Millipede? - Pseudopolydesmus canadensis Polydesmidae - Scytonotus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Polydesmida (Flat-backed Millipedes)
Family Polydesmidae
160-200 spp worldwide.
7 genera, ~40 spp. North America.
Northern Hemisphere
Internet References
Representative Images (Rowland Shelley, North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences)