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Millipede

Brachycybe lecontii

Description:

~1.5 cm long

Habitat:

under log in Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains NP

Notes:

found by my 10-yr-old son. that's his fingers in photos

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4 Comments

sarah in the woods
sarah in the woods 7 years ago

Thanks, Gilma.

Different than all the ones I have seen, nice spotting by your son!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Interesting that it completely shields it's legs from above with the body plates.

ulvalactuca77
ulvalactuca77 7 years ago

Very unique looking millipede.

Tennessee, USA

Spotted on Dec 21, 2013
Submitted on Dec 22, 2013

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