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Millipede

Class Diplopoda

Description:

This guy was estmated 10 cm long with a diameter of 10 mm. Millipedes (class Diplopoda) are myriapodous arthropods that have two pairs of legs on most body segments. Each double-legged segment is a result of two single segments fused together as one. Most millipedes have very elongated cylindrical or flattened bodies with more than 20 segments, while pill millipedes are shorter and can roll into a ball, like a pillbug.

Habitat:

Rocky hot bushsavannah

Notes:

Location Data GPS tagged.

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Benno Ibold
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Benno Ibold

Karas Region, Namibia

Spotted on Jul 21, 2014
Submitted on Aug 7, 2014

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