The Pine Mountain Settlement School Mimic MillipedePaul Marek
Brachoria gracilipes individuals are about 40.0 mm long and 8.9 mm wide. Color: 3-spotted yellow; and striped yellow.
Brachoria gracilipes genitalia - left male gonopodal acropodite (with setae removed): (Left) medial view and (Right) magnified apical view. © Paul Marek
Brachoria gracilipes, striped yellow color morph. © Paul Marek
Marek P.E. 2010. A revision of the Appalachian millipede genus Brachoria Chamberlin, 1939 (Polydesmida: Xystodesmidae: Apheloriini). Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 159: 817-889.
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Hoffman R.L. 1999. Checklist of the millipeds of North and Middle America. Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publication. No. 8. Martinsville: Virginia Museum of Natural History.
Shelley R.M. 1979. The status of Sigmoria gracilipes Chamberlin, with remarks on the milliped genus Brachoria (Polydesmida: Xystodesmidae). Fla. Entomol. 62: 220-223.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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