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Ommatoiulus moreleti

Portuguese Millipede at Higgins, ACT

Ommatoiulus moreleti at Higgins, ACT - 8 Aug 2017
Ommatoiulus moreleti at Higgins, ACT - 8 Aug 2017
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Ommatoiulus moreleti 10 Aug 2017 michaelb
Ommatoiulus moreleti 10 Aug 2017 michaelb
Unidentified 8 Aug 2017 AlisonMilton

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michaelb wrote:
   10 Aug 2017
A note from Bob Mesibov:
The picture isn't 100% clear but I think I can see a pointy "tail". That would make it the introduced Portugese millipede, Ommatoiulus moreleti. None of the native SE Australian "juliform" millipedes have pointed, projecting "tails".
See
https://www.polydesmida.info/tasmanianmultipedes/milli-jul-key.html
and
https://www.polydesmida.info/millipedesofaustralia/key2orders.html

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 3 Abundance
  • 8 Aug 2017 01:57 PM Recorded on
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