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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

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Order Chordeumatida

Millipede - Conotyla blakei millipede - Opiona columbiana Oregon Cleidogonidae? - Vasingtona irritans Millipede - Rhiscosomides Cleidogona ? Conotyla - male striped and dotted millipede Conotyla ocypetes - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Myriapoda (Myriapods)
Class Diplopoda (Millipedes)
Order Chordeumatida
Numbers
About 45 families worldwide, 14 in North America.
Size
4-25mm
Identification
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”.
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