The Myriapoda (Millipedes, Centipedes) Featuring the North American Fauna     
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Atopetholus michelbacheri (Verhoeff, 1938), prey of phengodid beetle larva Zarhipis integripennis. First bite beneath head severs ventral nerve cord. North America, California, Kern Co. Photo by Darwin Tiemann.

Zarhipis integripennis feeding on Atopetholus michaelbacheri (Verhoeff, 1938). North America, California, Kern Co. Photo by Darwin Tiemann.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Atopetholus michelbacheri (Verhoeff, 1938) being towed by Z. integripennis larva. North America, California, Kern Co. Photo by Darwin Tiemann.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Atopetholus michelbacheri (Verhoeff, 1938)egg chambers; opening in one caused by exit of instar. North America, USA, San Bernardino Co., Knyokern. Photo by Darwin Tiemann.

Comanchelus chihuanus (Chamberlin, 1947). North America, USA, New Mexico, Valencia Co., Tom. Anterior end of male from showing extruded gonopods and penes. Photo by M. Medrano.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Atopetholus michelbacheri (Verhoeff, 1938), early instars in open egg chambers. North America, USA, San Bernardino Co., Inyokern. Photo by Darwin Tiemann.

Unknown Atopetholidae. North America, USA, Arizona, Maricopa Co., Tonto National Forest. Photo courtesy of G. Montgomery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
IntroMillipedesCentipedesPaleozoic FossilsDifferencesCongressesReferencesMyriapodologists-DeceasedMyriapodologists-LivingPhoto GalleryAlaska & Northwestern CanadaBiogeographyEvolutionary Diagrams