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Greenhouse millipede

Oxidus gracilis


Brown body, white legs. The paranota (sides of the dorsal plates) are a lighter tan color. The dorsal transverse grooves on the metazona of the millipede are a characteristic of the family Paradoxosomatidae.


Under leaf litter.


An invasive species of millipede from Asia, it has been introduced to all the inhabited continents of the world.

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Ohio, USA

Lat: 39.26, Long: -81.70

Spotted on Jun 29, 2010
Submitted on Feb 4, 2011

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