The Silver City Mimic MillipedePaul Marek
Brachoria evides individuals are about 42.1 mm long and 11.6 mm wide (females 44.1 mm X 11.8 mm). Color: 2-spotted pink (shown above); and 3 spotted yellow (both morphs have a faint purple metatergal stripe with white caudal border)
Brachoria evides genitalia - left male gonopodal acropodite (with setae removed): (Left) medial view and (Right) magnified apical view. © Paul Marek
Brachoria evides, 3-spotted yellow color morph. © Paul Marek
Marek P.E. 2010. A revision of the Appalachian millipede genus Brachoria Chamberlin, 1939 (Polydesmida: Xystodesmidae: Apheloriini). Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 159: 817-889.
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Marek P.E., Bond J.E. 2006. Phylogenetic systematics of the colorful, cyanide-producing millipedes of Appalachia (Polydesmida, Xystodesmidae, Apheloriini) using a total evidence Bayesian approach. Mol. Phylogen. Evol. 41: 704-729.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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