Physical Characteristics

No modification of head papillae for reproduction. Number of oncopods variable, 30 pairs in females, 26-28 pairs in males; two anterior and one posterior distal foot papillae; nephridio-pore (dome-shaped urinary opening) between third and fourth spinous foot pad. Gonopore (genital opening) between penultimate pair of oncopods. Crural papillae present in males, opening at base of fourth last pair of oncopods. Anterior accessory gland papillae (function unknown) in males open at base of third last oncopod pair, posterior accessory glands open on anal segment. Females without spermathecae. Viviparous, young are fully developed when born. Body sienna brown or dusky pink with dark gray papillae and mid-dorsal line. Antennae and legs gray. Up to 2 in (52 mm) in length (males); 1.5 in (38 mm) in females (measured when walking).

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