GREENHOUSE MILLIPEDE

Oxidus gracillis

 (Paradoxosomatidae)


Description
Each of these tan-colored millipedes was about 1 inch long. Identified with the help of Dr. Rowland Shelley as a juvenile of this species, and more generally as a millipede by its paired legs.

Occurrence
Rarely seen above ground in Fontenelle Forest. They are underground most of the time, eating mostly leaf litter.



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