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Pill Millipede

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Invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton, a segmented body, and jointed appendages.

Pill Millipede

Postby Laurence Leong » Mon May 09, 2011 3:18 pm

This pix was taken near Fraser's Hill. It crawed real fast in spite of its short legs.

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Re: Pill Millipede

Postby green baron » Tue May 10, 2011 8:37 am

Laurence,
Interesting millipede ! Good eyes. Do you know the scientific name ?
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Re: Pill Millipede

Postby Laurence Leong » Tue May 10, 2011 11:44 am

This short and stout millipede rolled into a ball and plays dead when disturbed or threatened. Any knows its ID?
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Re: Pill Millipede

Postby kctsang » Thu May 19, 2011 10:21 am

There is an interesting article on this creature at Wikipedia....
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sphaerotheriida
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