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Family Pyrgodesmidae

Millepede - Poratia disparata Millipede in rotting bark Pyrgodesmidae sp? Pyrgodesmidae sp? Pyrgodesmidae sp? Pyrgodesmid? - Myrmecodesmus possible ant inquiline - Myrmecodesmus Poratia disparata? - Poratia
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Polydesmida (Flat-backed Millipedes)
Family Pyrgodesmidae
Numbers
ca. 250 spp worldwide
Size
Small millipedes, up to 8 mm long.