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millipedes
Trying to id this millipede from pa in the poconos.

This is a Flatbacked Millipede in the order Polydesmida. That is the best we can provide at the moment.

Update: (01/20/2008) Millipede IDs
Here are ids. for the millipedes on the millipede page. Most are quite old; don’t people submit new ones more often than this? (07/03/2007) PA. Poconos. Sigmoria (Rudiloria) trimaculata trimaculata (Wood) (Polydesmida: Xystodesmidae)
Rowland Shelley
North Carolina State Museum of Natural Science

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2 Responses to Flatbacked Millipede

  1. melanie says:

    I have lived in the same house for 20 years and this year I have these flatbacked Millipedes all over my yard. Are they a danger to my kids or pets? What can I do to get rid of them?

  2. Madison Rose says:

    Are these rare in some states I found one and I live in Vermont I have pictures of it too

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