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Millipede

Apheloria virginiensis corrugata

Description:

Apheloria virginiensis is a large North American millipede. It is reported to secrete cyanide compounds as a defense. It is recommended that one wash hands after handling this organism as the toxic compounds it secretes are poisonous and can cause extreme irritation if rubbed in the eyes.

Habitat:

North America

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StephenLindsey
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StephenLindsey

Virginia, USA

Spotted on May 23, 2015
Submitted on May 23, 2015

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