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Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family)

Millipede at Belconnen, ACT

Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) at Belconnen, ACT - 22 Nov 2017
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Identification history

Paradoxosomatidae sp. (family) 26 Nov 2017 michaelb
Unidentified 25 Nov 2017 Christine

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michaelb wrote:
   27 Nov 2017
ID by Dr Robert Mesibov.
Millipede species are hard to distinguish from one-another, and to identify to species usually requires a close look at the 'gonopods' of an adult male. These are modified legs used to transfer sperm to females, and are located about a third of the way back from the head on the underside of the body.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 22 Nov 2017 12:00 AM Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by

Additional information

  • 25mm to 50mm Animal size

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  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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