The Green River Mimic MillipedePaul Marek
Brachoria viridicolens individuals are about 41.3 mm long and 10.0 mm wide (females 42.4 mm X 10.5 mm). Color: 3-spotted yellow (5Y 8.5/10, shown above) or pink (7.5R 6/10); and combined striped/3-spotted yellow.
Brachoria viridicolens genitalia - left male gonopodal acropodite (with setae removed): (Left) medial view and (Right) magnified apical view. © Paul Marek
Brachoria viridicolens, combined striped/3-spotted yellow color morph. © Paul Marek
Brachoria viridicolens, 3-spotted pink (7.5R 6/10) color morph. © Paul Marek
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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