The Cedar Glade Mimic MillipedePaul Marek
Brachoria cedra individuals are about 37.5 mm long and 9.9 mm wide (females 38.7 mm X 10.2 mm). Color: 3-spotted yellow (shown above) or orange (rare); and 2-spotted yellow (rare).
Brachoria cedra genitalia - left male gonopodal acropodite (with setae removed): (Left) medial view and (Right) magnified apical view. © Paul Marek
Brachoria cedra, 3-spotted orange color morph. © Paul Marek
Brachoria cedra, 3-spotted yellow color morph with faint medial metatergal spots. © Paul Marek
Brachoria cedra, 3-spotted yellow color morph (note the variation in spot shape and hue between color morphs, in particular this specimen and the other 3-spotted color morph at the top). © Paul Marek
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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