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Genus Polydesmus

Pinkish Millipede - Polydesmus Polydesmida? - Polydesmus Another Pinkish Millipede - Polydesmus Millipede - Polydesmus Larva or Adult ? - Polydesmus Polydesmus sp - Polydesmus Polydesmus - male Millipede with sculptured segments - Polydesmus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Polydesmida (Flat-backed Millipedes)
Family Polydesmidae
Genus Polydesmus
Habitat
This millipede is a species of the introduced European genus Polydesmus that are common in urban environments and are frequently found under rocks and debris in gardens. (Dr Rowland Shelley)