The Fire-footed Mimic MillipedePaul Marek
Brachoria flammipes individuals are about 44.6 mm long and 9.9 mm wide (females 48.6 mm X 10.7 mm). Color: Striped yellow (1.25Y 8/14, shown above) or red; and striped yellow (10YR 7/12) lateral paranotal spots but with orange (7.5YR 6/12) medial metatergal stripes.
Brachoria flammipes genitalia - left male gonopodal acropodite (with setae removed): (Left) medial view and (Right) magnified apical view. © Paul Marek
Brachoria flammipes, striped red 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.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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