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Genus Pleuroloma

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Polydesmida (Flat-backed Millipedes)
Family Xystodesmidae
Tribe Rhysodesmini
Genus Pleuroloma
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
P. flavipes occurs from central North Carolina and central Louisiana to Fargo, North Dakota, central Minnesota and Wisconsin, southern Michigan, Essex County, Ontario, Canada, and southern New York state
page creation based on Rowland Shelley's identification of this image
See Also
The black and yellow coloration is similar to species of Cherokia and Boraria (see images of 2 species by Paul Marek)
Internet References
live adult image of P. flavipes by Paul Marek (East Carolina U., courtesy
classification and synonyms of P. flavipes (Ulm University, Germany)