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Julida: Julidae. Cylindroiulus boleti. Europe, Hungary. Photo courtesy of Z. Korsos.

Brachyiulus pusillus (Leach, 1815). Occurring throughout most of Europe; introduced to North America & Australia. Reproduced from Tasmanian multipedes site (http://www.qvmag.tas.gov.au/zoology/multipedes/mulintro.html) with permission of R. Mesibov.

Cylindroiulus caeruleocinctus (Wood, 1864), native to Europe, introduced to North America & common in Canada and northern US. Photo by D. Martinez-Torres

Cylindroiulus caeruleocinctus (Wood, 1864), lateral view of midbody rings showing pleurotergal striae encircling body. Photo by D. Martinez-Torres

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Julida: Julidae. Brachyiulus lusitanus Verhoeff, 1898.

Ommatoiulus moreletii (Lucas, 1860) [Portugese Millipede]. Australia, South Australia, Granite I.; introduced. Native to Iberian Penin., Europe. Photo courtesy of G. Montgomery.

C. caeruleocinctus, lateral view of head and first rings. Photo by D. Martinez-Torres

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ophyiulus pilosus (Newport, 1844). Native to western Europe; introduced into North America, Australia, & New Zealand. Reproduced from Tasmanian multipedes site (http://www.qvmag.tas.gov.au/zoology/multipedes/mulintro.html) with permission of R. Mesibov.

 

Cylindroiulus latestriatus (Curtis, 1845); arrow denotes extruded gonopods of male. Native to NW Europe; widely introduced in temperate zones of world. Reproduced from Tasmanian multipedes site (http://www.qvmag.tas.gov.au/zoology/multipedes/mulintro.html) with permission of R. Mesibov.

Brachyiulus sp., lateral view. North America, USA, Oregon. Native to Europe; introduced to North America; feeding on roots of potatoes and strawberries. Photo by S. Valley, Oregon Department of Agriculture.

Brachyiulus sp., ventral view. North America, USA, Oregon. Native to Europe; introduced to North America; feeding on roots of potatoes and strawberries. Photo by T. Valente, Oregon Department of Agriculture.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ommatoiulus moreleti (Lucas, 1840). [Portugese millipede]. Native to Iberian peninsula of Europe; introduced to Australia, Bermuda; household pest in Adelaide & has stopped trains W of Melbourne. Reproduced from Tasmanian multipedes site (http://www.qvmag.tas.gov.au/zoology/multipedes/mulintro.html) with permission of R. Mesibov.

Cylindroiulus britannicus (Verhoeff, 1891). Native to NW Europe; introduced to North America, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand. Reproduced from Tasmanian multipedes site (http://www.qvmag.tas.gov.au/zoology/multipedes/mulintro.html) with permission of R. Mesibov.

Cylindroiulus truncorum (Silvestri, 1896). North America, Canada, Québec, Montreal vic. Photo courtesy of P.-M. Brousseau.

Cylindroiulus truncorum (Silvestri, 1896), caudal end. North America, Canada, Québec, Montreal vic. Photo courtesy of P.-M. Brousseau.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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