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Class: Diplopoda (millipedes)

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Ecdysozoa > Panarthropoda > Tritocerebra > Arthropoda > Myriapoda > Progoneata > Dignatha

Probably Ommatoiulus moreleti the introduced millipede common in Cape Town gardens.

Flat-backed millipede (Polydesmida) showing the 2 pairs of legs per body segment as opposed to the 1 pair found in centipedes.


Near Satara, Kruger National Park. [photo H. Robertson, Iziko ]




  • Gregarine intestinal parasites (Gregarinasina) in the families Stenophoridae, Cnemidosporidae and Monoductidae.


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