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Family Julidae

Bollmaniulus? - Cylindroiulus small millipede - Cylindroiulus Diplopoda - Ophyiulus pilosus Diplopoda - Cylindroiulus Julidae - Cylindroiulus? Pennsylvania - Cylindroiulus caeruleocinctus - male Cylindroiulus Millipede - Cylindroiulus Julidae - Brachyiulus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Julida
Family Julidae
Explanation of Names
Julidae Leach 1814
a dozen spp. in 4 genera in our area(1), >150 genera of 13 subfamilies total(2)
obvious segmental striae encircle the body (Rowland Shelley)
native to the Palaearctic (widespread but primarily European); represented in NA only by introduced species, all from Europe. (Dr Rowland Shelley)
Works Cited
1.Checklist of the millipeds of North and Middle America
Richard L. Hoffman. 1999. Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publications.
2.Sierwald P., Spelda J. (2023) MilliBase