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Millipedes of Ohio field guide
By Derek Hennen and Jeff Brown
Ohio Division of Wildlife, 2021
The Ohio Division of Wildlife publishes small field guide booklets on the various flora and fauna of the state. These booklets are aimed at a general audience, with a focus on identifying species based on photos. They include distribution and identification information of Ohio species, and are available for free from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources website. The Millipedes of Ohio field guide can be downloaded directly from [ur

Discovery of a glowing millipede in California and the gradual evolution of bioluminescence in Diplopoda
By Paul E. Marek, Wendy Moore
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol 112 (20): 6419-6424, 2015
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Quote: "The rediscovery of the Californian millipede Xystocheir bistipita surprisingly reveals that the species is bioluminescent."

The milliped family Trichopetalidae, Part 2: The genera Trichopetalum, Zygonopus and Scoterpes (Chordeumatida, Cleidogonoidea)
By Shear, W. A.
Zootaxa, 2010
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Shear, W. A. 2010. The milliped family Trichopetalidae, Part 2: The genera Trichopetalum, Zygonopus and Scoterpes (Diplopoda: Chordeumatida, Cleidogonoidea). Zootaxa 2385: 1-62.

The milliped family Trichopetalidae, Part 1: Introduction and Genera Trigenotyla Causey, Nannopetalum n. gen., and Causeyella n.
By Shear, W. A.
Zootaxa, 2003
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Shear, W. A. 2003. The milliped family Trichopetalidae, Part 1: Introduction and Genera Trigenotyla Causey, Nannopetalum n. gen., and Causeyella n. gen. (Diplopoda: Chordeumatida, Cleidogonoidea). Zootaxa 321: 1-36.

Wisconsin Millipeds: A Preliminary Species List and a Catalog of Records
By Dreux J. Watermolen
Wisconsin Entomological Society Special Publication No. 3, 1995
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Annotated checklist of the millipeds of Florida (Arthropoda: Diplopoda)
By Rowland M. Shelley
Insecta Mundi, 14(4), 241–251., 2000
Shelley, R. (2000). Annotated checklist of the millipeds of Florida (Arthropoda: Diplopoda). Insecta Mundi, 14(4), 241–251.

Millipedes: Keys and notes for the identification of the species
By J. Gordon Blower
E.J. Brill/Dr. W. Backhuys, 1985
A detailed key to the millipedes of the British Isles (52 species as of 1985), with an introductory section on basic biology of millipedes. Useful to students from North America and other areas due to widely introduced British species such as Blaniulus guttulatus.

Annotated Checklist of the Millipeds of California (Arthropoda: Diplopoda)
By Rowland M. Shelley
Monographs of the Western North American Naturalist, 1: 90–115, 2002
Shelley, R. M. (2002). Annotated Checklist of the Millipeds of California (Arthropoda: Diplopoda). Monographs of the Western North American Naturalist, 1: 90–115