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Perinet, Toamasina, Madagascar (Google, OSM)
-18.89573, 48.443441
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Description

Swarming behaviour of the world’s largest giant pill-millipede species.
Probably juvenile individuals.
Geotagging only approximative.
Identification after : Wesener, Schütte; Madagascar Conservation and Development, Vol.5(2), Dec 2010.
This species seems to be the only species in the order Sphaerotheriida with swarming behaviour.

Madagascar, Andasibe-Mantadia National Park, October 28, 2005
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Zoosphaerium neptunus - Photo (c) lotlhmoq, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
lotlhmoq's ID: Zoosphaerium neptunus, a member of Giant Pill Millipedes (Order Sphaerotheriida)
Posted by lotlhmoq almost 3 years ago (Flag)
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Zoosphaerium neptunus - Photo (c) lotlhmoq, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
sea-kangaroo's ID: Zoosphaerium neptunus, a member of Giant Pill Millipedes (Order Sphaerotheriida)
Posted by sea-kangaroo 4 months ago (Flag)
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Zoosphaerium neptunus - Photo (c) lotlhmoq, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
lotlhmoq's ID: Zoosphaerium neptunus, a member of Giant Pill Millipedes (Order Sphaerotheriida)
Zoosphaerium neptunus - Photo (c) lotlhmoq, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
Community ID: Zoosphaerium neptunus, a member of Giant Pill Millipedes (Order Sphaerotheriida)
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