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Flat-backed millipede

Polydesmus complanatus

Description:

1" long flat iridescent pink millipedes found under rocks. This is an introduced species from Europe.

Habitat:

Semi rural.


1 species ID suggestions

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 2 years ago
Flat-backed Millipede
Polydesmus complanatus

5 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Me too Mary! We are just getting bees here too & I've just spotted my first butterfly of the year!

MaryEvans2
MaryEvans2 2 years ago

Wonderful spotting.
Butterflies, Bees, and lots of blooms going on here in North Florida. I agree with Antonio - I love seeing what others in different parts of the US and world are spotting as the seasons change.

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Thanks Lars!

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Yes Antonio, spring is on its way hurrah!
I've been keeping a close watch on what people from Georgia & Alabama are posting - & they already have butterflies so hopefully they will be here very soon! :)

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 2 years ago

Spring it's arriving in Franklin,Tenesse Karen from what i se in your spotting page:)
I comment yesterday whith my wife that one of the things this site as better, is to give us a picture about what is hapen in all parts of the world in what concern whith nature and wild life,the seasons in all continents,beautiful and very nice millipede

Franklin, Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.90, Long: -86.89

Spotted on Feb 27, 2012
Submitted on Feb 27, 2012

Spotted for mission

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