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Recent observations

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tbankson

Date

October 8, 2016 03:29 AM PDT

Description

Need identification

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elaphrornis

Date

July 19, 2006 02:58 PM EDT

Description

Arthrosphaera species (Diplopoda: Sphaerotheriida: Arthrosphaeridae). Udawattakele Sanctuary, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

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Square

What

Giant Pill Millipedes Order Sphaerotheriida

Observer

absoluteandy

Date

October 5, 2016

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zanskar

Date

July 9, 2016 12:22 PM CEST

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zanskar

Date

July 12, 2016 12:22 PM CEST

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ian26

Date

June 21, 2008 02:42 PM CST

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What

Giant Pill Millipedes Order Sphaerotheriida

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absoluteandy

Date

September 19, 2016 03:04 AM NZST

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outinthefield

Date

August 31, 2016 04:38 PM NZST

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What

Giant Pill Millipedes Order Sphaerotheriida

Observer

mark2-nz

Date

July 20, 2016 03:10 PM NZST

Description

Pill millipede found under stone, whilst investigating invertebrate diversity in area without any wasp/rat control for son's science fair.

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nikongirl

Date

April 15, 2016 09:49 PM NZST

Description

A small nocturnal native millipede on the side of rata tree trunk

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What

Giant Pill Millipedes Order Sphaerotheriida

Observer

bijoy

Date

June 26, 2016 12:05 PM IST

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vegestoc

Date

June 20, 2016
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Description from Wikipedia

Sphaerotheriida (from the Latin sphaerium = ball) is an order of millipedes in the infraclass Pentazonia, sometimes known as giant pill millipedes. They inhabit southern Africa, Madagascar, South and Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Like the Northern Hemisphere pill millipedes of the order Glomerida, these millipedes can roll into a ball when disturbed. When they are rolled-up, most sphaerotheriids reach a maximum size of a cherry or golf ball, but some species from Madagascar can

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