The Myriapoda (Millipedes, Centipedes) Featuring the North American Fauna     
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Orthoporus sp. St. Vincent & the Grenadines. Photo courtesy of M. de Silva.

Archispirostreptus sp. Giant African Black millipedes. Africa, Uganda. Photo courtesy of M. Thierer-Lutz.

Unknown genus & species, head & anterior end. South America, Peru. Photo courtesy of P. Wittman.

Unk. gen., sp. South America, Paraguay. Photo courtesy of W. Vandevender.

Unk. gen., sp. South America, Paraguay. Photo courtesy of W. Vandevender.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orthoporus sp. St. Vincent & the Grenadines. Photo courtesy of M. de Silva.

?Globanus sp. Atlantic Islands/ Africa, São Tomé & Principe, São Tomé, Bom Sucesso. Photo by  R. Drewes. 

Unknown genus and species (note yellow legs vs. black body. Peru, Dept. San Martin. Photo courtesy of P. Wittman

O. texicolens Chamb., 1938. North America, Mex., Tamaulipas. Specimen courtesy of L. Wallace, Carolina Biological Co.

Unk. gen. & sp. + unk. aphelidesmid  SA, Brazil, Pará, cv in Curionópolis. Photo by RL Ferreira.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orthoporus ornatus (Girard, 1853). North America, USA, New Mexico, Dona Ana Co., 5 mi. E Las Cruces. Photo by N.B. Causey

Unknown genus & species in defensive coil. South America, Colombia, Honda. Photo by D. Guzman.

Orthoporus antillanus (Pocock, 1894), with Achatina sp. (Gastropoda). Lesser Antilles, Barbados. Photo courtesy of A. Norville.

Orthoporus texicolens Chamberlin, 1938. North America, Mexico, Tamaulipas. Specimen courtesy of L. Wallace, Carolina Biological Co.

Unknown Spirostreptidae (note one hiding under rock) and Chelodesmidae. South America, Brazil, Pará, cave in Curionópolis. Photo courtesy of R.L. Ferreira.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Orthoporus ornatus (Girard, 1853). North America, USA, state & locality unknown.

Anastreptus scalatus; note rough, crested dorsum. Africa, Tanzania. Photo by K. M. Howell.

Globanus sp. Atlantic Islands/ Africa, São Tomé & Principe, São Tomé, Nova Moca. Photo courtesy of  R. Drewes.

Orthoporus texicolens Chamberlin, 1938. North America, Mexico, Tamaulipas. Specimen courtesy of L. Wallace, Carolina Biological Co.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
IntroMillipedesCentipedesPaleozoic FossilsDifferencesCongressesReferencesMyriapodologists-DeceasedMyriapodologists-LivingPhoto GalleryAlaska & Northwestern CanadaBiogeographyEvolutionary Diagrams