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Species Ophyiulus pilosus

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Julida
Family Julidae
Genus Ophyiulus
Species pilosus (Ophyiulus pilosus)
Explanation of Names
Ophyiulus pilosus (Newport 1843)
pilosus = 'hairy, covered with hair'
Identification
With the obvious segmental striae that encircle the body, this is an introduced species of the European family Julidae. The long, spiniform epiproct at the caudal end indicates O. pilosus.
Range
native to, and widespread across Europe, adventive in NA (NS-QC to VA-TN)
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