andrognathidae

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Brachycybe lecontii

…is a small species of andrognathid millipede that is distributed throughout the southeastern United States. Brachycybe lecontii are typically found in medium/small clusters under bark on decaying logs and stumps. From there the groups will feed on composing vegetation and organic matter.

Phylogeny

Animalia-Arthropoda-Myriapoda-Diplopoda-Platydesmida-Andrognathidae-Brachycybe-B.lecontii

Images: Alan Cressler and David J. Thomas