The Natural Bridge Mimic MillipedePaul Marek
Brachoria plecta individuals are about 44.1 mm long and 10.5 mm wide (females 43.8 X 10.5 mm). Color: 3-spotted yellow (2.5Y 8/12), medial metatergal spots light pinkish orange (7.5R 6/10).
Brachoria plecta genitalia - left male gonopodal acropodite (with setae removed): (Left) medial view and (Right) magnified apical view. © 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.
Hoffman R.L. 1999. Checklist of the millipeds of North and Middle America. Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publication. No. 8. Martinsville: Virginia Museum of Natural History.
Keeton W.T. 1959. A revision of the millipede genus Brachoria (Polydesmida: Xystodesmidae) Proc. US Nat. Mus. 109: 1-58.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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