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Tractor or Flat-backed Millipede

Polydesmus sp.

Description:

Around 8cm in length with 2 pairs of legs on all segments except the first 3. Feeds on dead leaves and rotting plant material.

Habitat:

Lowland tropical forest floor near water.

5 Comments

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 3 years ago

Thanks very much for the nomination Ashley.

AshleyT
AshleyT 3 years ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 3 years ago

Close as I can get. Thank you!

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 3 years ago

Thanks a million Neil! Got it :)

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 3 years ago

Amazing spotting, Leanne. I hope the genus ID suggestion heads you in the right direction towards an actual species.

LeanneGardner
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Sabah, Malaysia

Spotted on Apr 19, 2018
Submitted on Jun 11, 2018

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