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Cherokia georgiana latassa
~5 cm long millipede with a flattened profile. Dark brown body with bright yellow saddles and yellow margins along the edges of the exoskeleton. Large yellow paired legs. Yellow ones are less common than those with a pinkish color. Fluoresces under UV light.
Very rural area in open area of mixed mesic woods where a house sits. Was found crawling onto sidewalk to the entry of the house.
Was not inclined to stay still nor did it curl up in defense as many species do.
Lat: 36.74, Long: -82.90
Spotted on Jul 18, 2017
Submitted on Jan 28, 2018