caddo and Ps. first time. System der Myriapoden mit den Verzeichnissen und Berichtigungen zu Deutschlands Crustaceen, Myriapoden und Arachniden. Fam. ♂ HT fragmented with gonopods in small vial, gnathochilarium dissected. – de Saussure & Humbert, 1870: 52. Real North American Millipede (Narceus americanus) specimen encased in clear lucite material. 4, ♂ HT (USNM, vidi). Denticles moderate to obliterated. down shall we? The three ♂ PT we found might represent the three ♀ PT described by Chamberlin. minor and Ps. 28B). ♂ HT in fragments, single gonopod in genitalia vial, images are available online at https://collections-zoology.fieldmuseum.org/catalogue/955981, last accessed 25/3/2019 (FMNH INS927). collinus. Holotype (USNM, ultraviolet enhancement). Described variously in the genera Polydesmus, Pseudopolydesmus and Dixidesmus Chamberlin, 1943, many of these species names have proved redundant. According to Hoffman (1980): ‘The Palearctic fauna of this family is in complete chaos [and] nothing short of an overall revision will bring any kind of order’. This is unlike male Polydesmus, in which tubercles of leg pairs 9 and 10 (the first two leg pairs directly posterior of the gonopods) are absent or very slight. Narceus americanus is a large millipede of eastern North America. Leading and distal margins moderately curved, similar to Ps. In the order Polydesmida, the anterior leg pair of the seventh body ring (eighth leg pair) in males is modified into a pair of sperm transfer organs called gonopods. 056958. paroicus; Po. Leading and distal margins moderately curved. – Hoffman, 1999: 444 (= D. tallulanus; D. penicillus). – Chamberlin & Hoffman, 1958: 71. Attems (1898) established the genus Pseudopolydesmus with the type species Ps. Median blister row thicker than posterior blister row. Collected from Albany River, Hudson Bay, ON, Canada. 7) …………………………………………………………………………………… 3, 3(2) a. m3 process distolaterad of m2; e1 elongate (Fig. Millipedes from … The genus was revised by Withrow (1988) in an unpublished Ph.D. thesis. branneri; Po. Comparable in size or slightly smaller than Ps. Lateral blisters aligned with longitudinal axis. All non-ozoporous body rings bear three denticles along each paranotum, whereas ozoporous segments bear four denticles. Dark brown to gray and reaching about 4 inches long, they often have orange to red legs lending them the name cherry foot millipedes. Pseudopolydesmus serratus (Say, 1821) was found by the American entomologist Thomas Say while collecting on the eastern shore of Virginia. Dixidesmus phanus Chamberlin, 1951: 27, fig. inconstans and Po. ♂ HT intact with gonopods removed (gonopods non vidi). – Chamberlin & Hoffman, 1958: 66. Only about an inch of snowfall. They are common in NW Missouri and are Leading and distal margins weakly curved compared with Ps. Watch Queue Queue Common names include American giant millipede, worm millipede, and iron worm. Millipedes are cylindrical or slightly flattened invertebrates. (two ♂ and one ♀ ST, USNM, vidi): From 5 miles northwest of Shreveport, Caddo Par., LA, USA, collected 13 April 1936 by L. Hubricht. Trailing margin only slightly concave, nearly straight. Polydesmus pinetorum Bollman, 1888: 3, ♂ HT (USNM, non vidi, type lost). Paratype, Polydesmus neoterus type series, adult female (USNM, ultraviolet enhancement). I don't generally promote pest control companies to my blog, but I will certainly make an exception in this case. collinus, 4(1) a. e3 large, spike-shaped; pulvillus large, rounded (Figs 18–20) ………………………………… Ps. I have found some huge ones, a very interesting find. Pseudopolydesmus scopus – Chamberlin & Hoffman, 1958: 71. Central paranotal blisters occupying two-thirds of paranotal breadth. 37, two ♂ ST (MHNG, non vidi). When threatened, they sometimes curl up or release a noxious liquid that contains large amounts of benzoquinoneswhich can cause dermatological burns. Pseudopolydesmus pinetorum – Causey, 1952: 6, fig. serratus’ by Hubricht. serratus), from which he described both an unusually large seminal chamber and a well-developed pulvillus. ‡An ectal flange is present and might be homologous to process e3. Holotype, Polydesmus euthetus (USNM, ultraviolet enhancement). I believe they're Narceus annularis - one of the largest North American millipede species and I'm guessing they're out and about this fine spring day because they're looking for love. 16A). Loomis & Hoffman (1948), Causey (1952) and Shelley (1988) all published species-level synonymies correcting many of the redundancies in their comparisons of various species of Pseudopolydesmus. Djursvoll et al. Pseudopolydesmus modocus – Chamberlin, 1943c: 18. canadensis, Ps. . Perfect for ages 5-12. – Verhoeff, 1931: 305, figs 1–7. serratus, Pseudopolydesmus minor, Pseudopolydesmus caddo and Pseudopolydesmus paludicola [sic]. Individual MBs and PBs subequal in area. FMNH INS1421, 1455, 1461, 1465, 1552, 1569, 3574, 6934*, 7632, 7699, 14219, 3120683*. collinus, although the figure lacks detail and most probably depicts Ps. No diffuser was used for UV photography. 4. (♂/♀ ST, USNM, vidi): Chamberlin (1943c) described ‘many specimens’ from 7 miles north of Sylvania, Screven Co., GA, USA, collected by W. Ivie, 12 April 1943. What are dragonflies and damselflies? Pulvillus very small (comparable in size to process m1), pointed, slightly closer to base of acropodite than terminus. – Attems, 1940: 139, figs 201, 202. collinus. HGTV. Pseudopolydesmus canadensis, metatergite and paranota of body ring 10. Hoffman emphasized that confirmation of these taxonomic changes was needed. erasus morphotype). – Hoffman, 1950: 222, fig. Comparable in size to Ps. Comparable in size or slightly larger than Ps. – Hoffman, 1999: 442 (= Ps. Why yes, I am still alive, and I still like bugs. ), contains fragmented female. The characteristic prefemoral bulge in males of Pseudopolydesmus, and comparison of walking legs in Pseudopolydesmus and Polydesmus (scanning electron micrograph). Apparently, Withrow examined the ♂ HT at USNM; no type material was found there (Sierwald, November 2015). Our process m4 might be homologous to e4 in other Pseudopolydesmus: it is located subterminally on the acropodite and, in both the Ps. bidens and Ps. erasus, usually larger than Ps. one of my favorite pastimes is feeding and watching birds. Polydesmus echinogon Chamberlin, 1942b: 10, fig. minor and Ps. (two ♂ and two ♀ ST, USNM, vidi): From Gainesville, Hall Co., GA, USA collected 24 April 1943 by W. Ivie. A, right gonopod, ectal view. (♂ HT, one ♂ and two ♀ PT, USNM, vidi): From west side of Garnet Lake, Mackinaw Co., MI, USA, collected 31 July 1949. Gonopod of Pseudopolydesmus erasus (FMNH INS3120685). Mistaken identification! serratus is homologous with m2. – Gervais, 1847: 106. I am so very behind on getting data from the Dragonfly Swarm Project shared A Pyrex dish (no. Leg pair 3 (body ring 4) with a pair of low lobes in some species; leg pairs 4 and 5 (body ring 5) with prominent lobes; leg pair 6 (anterior legs of body ring 6) with strongly elongated tubercles; leg pair 7 with small tuft of peg-like setae; leg pair 9 (directly posterior to gonopods) with tubercles flattened into longitudinal ridges (Fig. North American Millipedes live for several years, overwintering in rotting logs or in soil. You put a smile on my face! Blisters: Anterior Blister (AB); Median Blister Row (MB1, MB2); Posterior Blister Row (PB1, PB2, PB3); Central Blister (CB); and Lateral Blister (LB). All collected by L. Hubricht. Tergal and paranotal blisters also with unusually long, easily visible setae. Pseudopolydesmus minor, metatergite and paranota of body ring 10. Gonopod of Pseudopolydesmus erasus (FMNH INS3120685, ultraviolet enhancement). – Chamberlin & Hoffman, 1958: 67. Appearance. Male sterna with prominent paired lobes or tubercles of various shapes between leg pairs of body rings 5, 6, 7 and 8 (Fig. A, terminal bristles in Pseudopolydesmus canadensis right gonopod, ectal view (FMNH INS6934). Mistaken identity! Scarlet Millipedes. In Pseudopolydesmus, these setae are very small and often difficult to distinguish even under SEM, except in posterior body rings or in small-bodied species, such as Ps. From the common swallowtail to the iridescent blue morpho, Thomas Marent's stunning photographs provide a close-up view of the remarkable family of insects known as Lepidoptera. aggressive Rufous Hummers, has passed the desert. (Figs 10–12): Gonocoxa ventral lobe with single gonocoxal plate. (2000) used the descriptive term pulvillus (‘Haarpolster’ of Attems, 1940) instead of endomerite. They are usually black, with pink, purple, or yellow on the edges of segments. Polydesmus erasus Loomis, 1943: 406, fig. 13b. canadensis and that the intermediate medial process in Ps. 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B, right gonopod, medial view. Anterior blister row medially much thicker than median blister row, narrowing laterally to become much narrower than median blister row. Not flanged, with pronounced transverse ridge connecting e2 and m2 (Figs 8, 33) ……………Ps. 69: fig. 17): Corners of paranota forming a broad rectangle, nearer to a square than any other Pseudopolydesmus species. (♂ HT, FMNH, vidi): From between Modoc and Roots, Randolph Co., IL, USA, collected 14 April 1936 by K. P. Schmidt. – Chamberlin & Hoffman, 1958: 65. For example, the pattern of seta-bearing dorsal blisters and gonopods of Pseudopolydesmus strongly resembles those of the Palaearctic species Polydesmus inconstans Latzel, 1883 and Polydesmus complanatus (Linnaeus, 1761). Note the prominent transverse ridge between processes e2 and m2 in the gonopods of Ps. Telopodite uniformly curved. Spotted by SeanCorcoran. It was a rainy evening in late March…and to many northeastern naturalists Medium, with body length ranging from 13.6 to 25.6 mm and an average body length of 18.6 mm (N = 212; Withrow, 1988: 76, 199). Despite labelling three lots as types (for Po. Detailing the physical features, habits, territorial reach and other identifying qualities of the Millipede. During 29): Corners of paranota forming a longitudinally oblong rectangle. Process m3 absent. C, left gonopod, posterior oblique view, showing fusion of e2 and e3 processes onto a short, thick stalk. The definition of Pseudopolydesmus was erroneously based on Attems’ conclusion that the gonopod of Ps. canadensis, Ps. I am excited to announce the return of the Holiday Insect Print Sale, now A, right gonopod, ectal view. This a great way to introduce children to one of the most popular orders of insects, the Lepidoptera. The FMNH type lot is from the Gatlinburg locality: contains ♂ HT with gonopods in situ and two ♀ PT, images are available online at https://collections-zoology.fieldmuseum.org/catalogue/956102, last accessed 25/3/2019 (FMNH INS977). Pulvillus large and pointed, midway between base and terminus of acropodite. – de Saussure, 1860: 325. Coastal plain of southeastern Virginia south to South Carolina. xoxoxo serratus. Synonyms and comprehensive literature citations are provided for each of the eight recognized species. Type lot 1: labelled ‘HT’, contains one fragmented male, with dissected gonopods in genitalia vial. (♂ HT, USNM, non vidi, type lost): From Little Rock, Pulaski Co., AR, USA. Most spiders are harmless to humans and provide a great service to us by eating untold amounts of insects. Beginning with Thomas Say’s (1821) description of Pseudopolydesmus serratus, 32 species names have been associated with the genus Pseudopolydesmus. Koch (1847) described the type locality only as ‘Nordamerika’. The North American millipede can grow up to 3.9 inches. inconstans, because, unlike in most Pseudopolydesmus, the collum is narrower than the mandibles and tergal setae are clearly visible under the dissecting microscope. – Chamberlin & Hoffman, 1958: 69. Thank you so much Paula, for believing that this blog was worthy of such an honor. The North American Millipede - Narceus americanus - is found in most of the eastern United States. 11, ♂/♀ ST (USNM, vidi). Angle of curve along distal margin and lateral portion of leading margin uniform from PLC past ALC. Specimens were secured in a 50 mm glass Petri dish, embedded in a drop of clear hand sanitizer and covered with 70% alcohol. Ectal processes labelled e1, e2, e3, and e4. Adult male (FMNH INS3120683, ultraviolet enhancement). You won't be disappointed in this guide, I would consider it a must-have! As a result, the names for these structures have proliferated wildly, and the existing nomenclature for the gonopods is unwieldy. And... all other Most species are abundant in the wild. 5A, not socketed like true setae) similar in appearance to a toothbrush; terminally bifurcating into small ectal and medial processes or laminae too small to distinguish under dissecting microscope (Fig. 30C). Hoffman emphasized that he did not examine type specimens, basing his classification solely on material conserved in the Virginia Museum of Natural History. A, right gonopod, ectal view. 4) very similar to other members of Polydesmidae, such as Po. the summer and fall of 2019, the eastern US has seen a bump in cases of a Pulvillus medium-sized, midway between base and terminus of acropodite. 4. canadensis is instead often referred to as Po. Dixidesmus penicillus Chamberlin, 1943c: 19, fig. Williams & Hefner (1928) reported Polydesmus moniliaris C. L. Koch, 1847 as common and abundant throughout the state of Ohio. For the review of the genus we provide here, we examined all available type material and imaged specimens using various macrophotographic techniques, including the use of UV fluorescence of the cuticle to provide false-colour images with enhanced detail. In Pseudopolydesmus, the leading margin (AMC to ALC) and distal margin (ALC to PLC) are usually convex and the trailing margin (PLC to PMC) is concave. In the spring, they emerge and mate. They will brood the egg by wrapping themselves around it. (Figs 23–25): Gonocoxa ventral lobe with two gonocoxal plates stacked dorsoventrally (Fig. Usually larger than Ps. The functional morphology of the ‘large seminal chamber’ and its relationship, if any, with the sperm groove is uncertain and deserves further anatomical study (see Verhoeff, 1928, 1931; Carl, 1941). Golovatch & Geoffroy, 2006; Golovatch, 2013). 8); e4 small, surrounded by terminal bristles (Fig. Process e2 projecting laterally (Fig. Tergal blister pattern in Pseudopolydesmus less distinct than the strongly impressed pattern of Polydesmus. Well, after 15 months of planning and organising we got 201. Adobe Photoshop CS6 was used to despeckle and clean the background. Processes e1, e3 and m4 absent. Southern Arkansas northward through Missouri and Illinois to Lake Michigan. collinus. Type lot 1: labelled ‘Male HT’ and labelled ‘branneri’ by Withrow, contains one male with gonopods. allergies. A, Pseudopolydesmus serratus, live adult male, dorsal view (VTEC MPE01173). The macro photography complements the enlightening text written by zoologist Ronald Orenstein, who explains the scientific curiosities of these amazing insects. Common names include American giant millipede, worm millipede, and iron worm. B, left gonopod, medial view (image mirrored to match right gonopod). The location of the one ♂ and one ♀ PT from GA is unknown. in scanning electron microscope work. Below you can find a complete list of North American animals. Polydesmus conlatus Chamberlin, 1943b: 36, fig. Therefore, those of Withrow’s subjective species name synonymies that we affirm are considered new synonymies as of this publication. Process e1 reduced to near absence; e2 large, recurved, combined on short, thick stalk with large, subtriangular e3 (Fig. Trailing margin concave, moderately curved. Djursvoll P, Golovatch SI, Johanson KA, Meidell BA. 109. Pseudopolydesmus serratus – Attems, 1940: 141, uncertain placement. Petra Sierwald, FLS, Derek A Hennen, Xavier J Zahnle, Stephanie Ware, Paul E Marek, Taxonomic synthesis of the eastern North American millipede genus Pseudopolydesmus (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Polydesmidae), utilizing high-detail ultraviolet fluorescence imaging, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, Volume 187, Issue 1, September 2019, Pages 117–142, https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlz020. complanatus, the latter of which is the type species of Polydesmus. The Pseudopolydesmus gonopod consists of a moveable telopodite with a single distal branch (acropodite) subtended by a large coxa and cannula typical of Polydesmida. nitidus; Po. We found two Ps. erasus and Ps. 13): Corners of paranota forming a roughly rhomboid quadrilateral, with ALC posterior to AMC and lateral to PLC. Telopodite entirely arcuate and fishhook-shaped, section distal of pulvillus tightly curved. These butterflies will be found beyond Kansas City's borders. branneri, Pseudopolydesmus branneri or Dixidesmus branneri in late 19th and early 20th century literature. caddo and Ps. – Chamberlin & Hoffman, 1958: 70. Gonopod structures are illustrated and annotated using explicitly defined terminology. 3). B, left gonopod, medial view. Absent from Georgia and peninsular Florida. serratus. As large millipedes go, this is the most familiar native US species. – Chamberlin, 1942b: 19, fig. paludicolus. of this year, I don’t have time for the angst and depression that grips me Hoffman, 1974 (fig. Central paranotal blisters occupying two-thirds of paranotal breadth. Mistaken identity! – Chamberlin & Hoffman, 1958: 70. North American millipedes are small caterpillar like creatures but with many more legs. Just click the image and it will take you directly to the purchasing page. Although some initial efforts have been made (Withrow, 1988; Djursvoll et al., 2000), a comprehensive phylogenetic analysis addressing genus-level relationships in Polydesmidae remains missing. 13a. Their coloration varies from pink to brick red to brown, and their shallowly raised dorsal blisters give them the flat-backed appearance typical of other millipedes in the order Polydesmida (Figs 1, 2). The four edges of this quadrilateral are referred to in this paper as the anterior edge (between AMC and ALC), posterior edge (PMC to PLC), medial edge (AMC to PMC) and lateral edge (ALC to PLC). – [Withrow, 1988: 115, figs 50, 77, 96, 100, 104, 116, 118, 122–126, map 9, tables 9–11.] If you are new to ants, you might enjoy this delightful presentation by ant 2). Both images mirrored to appear as right gonopod. Recently one of my regular followers recommended me for the Best Blog Award. The word “millipede” translates to “a thousand feet”—but while millipedes have many feet, none of them quite have a … Coast and coastal plain of the Gulf of Mexico, from eastern Texas to southern Mississippi. B, left gonopod, medial view. Small, with body length ranging from 8.8 to 12.7 mm and an average body length of 10.5 mm (N = 31; Withrow, 1988: 124, 199). Gonopod of Pseudopolydesmus caddo. 3). Chamberlin alone named 18 species between 1942 and 1951, 13 of which have been previously synonymized. Gonopod of Pseudopolydesmus minor. Millipedes can be some of the … 2) Blogger is NOT letting me reply to your LOVELY com... Every year is different when it comes to mosquito-borne diseases. We opt for the term ‘blisters’. Image mirrored to appear as right gonopod. Median blister 2 and PB2 subequal in area and much larger than MB1 and PB1. canadensis group comprising Pseudopolydesmus pinetorum, Pseudopolydesmus tallulanus, Pseudopolydesmus erasus, Ps. Polydesmidae, Vanhoeffeniidae, Cryptodesmidae, Oniscodesmidae, Sphaerotrichopidae, Periodontodesmidae, Rhachidesmidae, Macellolophidae, Pandirodesmidae, Description of fourteen new species of North American myriapods, Proceedings of the United States National Museum, A preliminary list of the Myriapoda of Arkansas, with descriptions of new species, Annales de la Société Entomologique de France, Diplopodenstudien V. 3. enthusiast Merav sponsored by the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority. This is especially useful in diagnosing adult females. Louisiana north to southern Iowa, east through Alabama and Tennessee. (Figs 27, 28): Gonocoxa ventral lobe with single gonocoxal plate. Pseudopolydesmus pinetorum, metatergite and paranota of body ring 10. Adult male (FMNH INS3120685, ultraviolet enhancement). The paired LBs additionally bear the ozopores on ozoporous body rings. Paratype, adult male (USNM, ultraviolet enhancement). collinus. minor, b. 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