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Order Chordeumatida

Help needed Millipede - Underwoodia iuloides Millipede Millipede Pseudotremia male - Pseudotremia - male Caseyidae? Trichopetalum lunatum - male Conotyla ocypetes - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Chordeumatida
Explanation of Names
Chordeumatida Pocock 1894
>1500 spp. in ~350 genera ~50 families worldwide (EoL), 14 families in North America
4-25 mm
Body short, tapering to end. Long legs. Eyes usually present. Dorsal groove present. With or without paranota. 26-32 segments, most with 30. Caudal end with spinnerets. Collum segment often slender, giving appearance of a “neck”.
Print References
Shelley R., Medrano M., Shear W., Ovaska K., White K.J., Havard E. (2009) Distribution extensions of the milliped families Conotylidae and Rhiscosomididae (Diplopoda: Chordeumatida) into Northern Coastal British Columbia and Southern Alaska. Insecta Mundi 0071: 1‒6. (Full text)
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