Conservation Status

Not listed by the IUCN.

CONSERVATION STATUS Not listed by the IUCN.

SIGNIFICANCE TO HUMANS None known. ♦

SIGNIFICANCE TO HUMANS None known. ♦

Resources

Books

Hopkin, S. P., and H. J. Read. The Biology of Millipedes. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Minelli, A., ed. Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Myriapodology. Leiden, The Netherlands: E. J. Brill, 1990.

Periodicals

David, J. F., J. J. Geoffroy, and M. L. Celerier. "First

Evidence for Photoperiodic Regulations of the Life Cycle in a Millipede Species, Polydesmus angustus (Diplopoda: Polydesmidae)." Journal of Zoology (London) 260 (2003): 111-116.

Dove, H., and A. Stollewerk. "Comparative Analysis of Neurogenesis in the Myriapod Glomeris marginata (Diplopoda) Suggests More Similarities to Chelicerates Than to Insects." Development 130 (2003): 2161-2171.

Niijima, K., and K. Shinohara. "Outbreaks of the Parafontaria laminata Group (Diplopoda: Xystodesmidae)." Japanese Journal of Ecology 38 (1988): 257-268.

Shear, W. A. "Millipedes." American Scientist 87 (1999): 232-239.

Shelley, R. M. "The Millipede Genus Underwoodia

(Chordeumatida: Caseyidae)." Canadian Journal of Zoology 71 (1993): 168-176.

Organizations

British Myriapod and Isopod Group. Web site: <http://www .bmig.org.uk/>

Other

"Diplopoda." Studies in Arthropod Morphology and Evolution. [4 Aug. 2003]. <http://www.life.umd.edu/entm/shultzlab /vtab/diplopoda.htm>.

"The Diplopoda (Millipedes)." Earth-Life Web. 20 June 2003 [4 Aug. 2003]. <http://www.earthlife.net/insects/diplopoda .html>.

"Glomeris marginata (The Pill Millipede)." Casual Intruders. 2000 [4 Aug. 2003]. <http://www.the-piedpiper.co.uk /th11b(2).htm>.

"Myriapods." Nature of the Northcoast: Millipedes. 27 Nov. 2001 (4 Aug. 2003). <http://www.humboldt.edu/natmus /NorthcoastNature/Miriapoda/myriapoda.html>.

"Orders of Millipedes." Herper.com. [4 Aug. 2003]. <http:// www.herper.com/myriapods/orders.html>.

"Species Spotlight: Millipedes." Illinois Natural History Survey. 1 Aug. 2003 [4 Aug. 2003]. <http://www.inhs.uiuc.edu/chf /pub/surveyreports/may-jun95/milli.html>.

"Systematics: Myriapods." 11 Feb. 2003 [4 Aug. 2003]. <http:// www.biols.susx.ac.uk/ugteach/cws/syst/myriapods.htm>.

Leslie Ann Mertz, PhD

Phylum Arthropoda Class Myriapoda Subclass Symphyla Number of families 2

Thumbnail description

Small, whitish, and weakly sclerotized animals that dwell in soil

Photo: A member of the family scutigerellidae (above), a member of the family Scolopendrellidae (below). (Photo by Ernest C. Bernard, University of Tennessee. Reproduced by permission.)

Diabetes Sustenance

Diabetes Sustenance

Get All The Support And Guidance You Need To Be A Success At Dealing With Diabetes The Healthy Way. This Book Is One Of The Most Valuable Resources In The World When It Comes To Learning How Nutritional Supplements Can Control Sugar Levels.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment