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Millipede (Genus: Siphonophora)

Kingdom:   Animalia
Phylum:     Arthropoda
Class:        Diplopoda
Subclass:   Chilognatha
Order:       Siphonophorida
Genus: Siphonophora
Species:     ? zelandica Chamberlin 1920

Millipedes in the order Siphonophorida are long and worm-like, reaching up to 36 millimetres in length and up to 190 body segments. Eyes are absent, and the head is elongated into a beak.

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