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Worm millipede

Narceus americanus / annularis complex

Description:

Usually dark reddish-brown with red edges on each segment. The most commonly-seen large millipede in its range. (information from BugGuide)

Habitat:

Woodland and marshland mix

Notes:

Photo #4 shows the mites (from photo #3) that have a special, symbiotic relationship with their host. Found in the Shawnee National Forest.

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1 Comment

rams4d
rams4d 7 years ago

Nice shot

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Spotted on Apr 20, 2014
Submitted on May 2, 2014

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