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

Family Polyzoniidae

Polyzoniid Millipede - Petaserpes Polyzoniid Millipede - Petaserpes cryptocephalus Millipede - Petaserpes Leaf litter Millipede - Petaserpes Eldorado Polyzoniidan - Bdellozonium Eldorado Polyzoniidan - Bdellozonium Pink-orange millipede - Bdellozonium - male Pink-orange millipede - Bdellozonium - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Polyzoniida
Family Polyzoniidae
Remarks
Contains two subfamilies: Buzoniinae (Western North America) and Polyzoniinae (Eastern North America & Eurasia).(1)
Buzoniinae
Buzonium - SW Oregon to Central California
Bdellozonium - OR, CA
Stenozonium - OR, Northern CA
Polyzoniinae
Petaserpes - eastern NA
Works Cited
1.Checklist of the millipeds of North and Middle America
Richard L. Hoffman. 1999. Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publications.