The Gregory Hollow Mimic MillipedePaul Marek
Brachoria conta individuals are about 42.9 mm long and 10.5 mm wide (females 44.7 mm X 11.4 mm). Color: 3-spotted yellow or 3-spotted yellow (2.5Y 8.5/8) with pink metatergal spots medially (5Y 7/8); and 2-spotted yellow.
Brachoria conta genitalia - left male gonopodal acropodite (with setae removed): (Left) medial view and (Right) magnified apical view. © Paul Marek
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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