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Millipedes (Family: Blaniulidae)

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Myriapoda
Class: Diplopoda
Order: Julida
Family: Blaniulidae

Blaniulidae is a family of millipedes in the order Julida. Members are long and thin, with a length:width ratio of up to 30:1. Eyes may be present or absent, and members have distinctive spots on each segment: the ozadenes or odiferous glands

A millipede of the family: Blaniulidae with the distinctive spots on each segment.


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