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Millipede

Scientific Name
Choneiulus palmatus
Scientific Author
(Nemec, 1895)
Taxonomy
(Diplopoda: Julida: Blaniulidae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
High
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Headfront - Adult
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DIP2
Source
Caroline Harding MPI
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Diagnostic Notes
Adult

Greyish brown with very dark brown, almost black ozadenes; immatures much lighter. 14-20 setae fringing the metazonites; the seta are longer than the length of the metazonite; ocelli arranged in a single antero-posterior line parallel to the ventral edge of the head capsule; adult stadium VIII with 7 ocelli in the line.

Male

Adult stadium VIII 25-56 rings; length 5-15 mm; diameter 0.3-0.5 mm.

Female

Adult stadium 25-41 rings; length 6-12 mm; diameter 0.4-0.6 mm.

References

- Blower, J.G. (1985). Millipedes. Keys and notes for the identification of the species. E.J. Brill/Dr. W. Backhuys, London, 242 pp.

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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
23/03/2011 02:17 AEST
Last Updated
20/03/2014 20:13 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Millipede (Choneiulus palmatus) Updated on 3/20/2014 8:13:05 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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