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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Order Julida

What is this? Millipede - Cylindroiulus Milipede - Ophyiulus pilosus Bollmaniulus? - Cylindroiulus Species/Genus? - Cylindroiulus Millipede - Cylindroiulus Ophyiulus pilosus? Millipede - Cylindroiulus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Julida
Numbers
16 families worldwide.
9 families in North America (8 native, 1 introduced).
Size
10-120mm
Identification
Long, snake-like body. Eyes present. Often with fringe of setae around posterior end of body. Dorsal groove absent. Paranota absent. 1st pair of legs hook-like in males. 30-90 segments. Conspicuous grooves ("striae") on the segments in families Julidae and Paeromopodidae.