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Julidae

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Julidae is a family of millipedes in the order Julida, containing more than 600 species in around 20 genera.[2] Its members are largely confined to the Western Palaearctic, with only a few species extending into the Oriental and Afrotropical realms.[2] They are united by a characteristic form of the mouthparts, and are classified in the superfamily Juloidea of the order Julida, alongside the families Trichoblaniulidae, Rhopaloiulidae and Trichonemasomatidae.[2]

Genera

The family consists of the following genera:[3]

Select species

Examples of species contained within this family include:

References

  1. ^ "Julidae Leach, 1814". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved June 20, 2012.
  2. ^ a b c Henrik Enghoff, Gitte Petersen & Ole Seberg (2011). "Phylogenetic relationships in the millipede family Julidae". Cladistics. 27: 606–616. doi:10.1111/j.1096-0031.2011.00360.x.
  3. ^ "Julidae". www.gbif.org. Retrieved 2 June 2021.

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Julidae: Brief Summary

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Julidae is a family of millipedes in the order Julida, containing more than 600 species in around 20 genera. Its members are largely confined to the Western Palaearctic, with only a few species extending into the Oriental and Afrotropical realms. They are united by a characteristic form of the mouthparts, and are classified in the superfamily Juloidea of the order Julida, alongside the families Trichoblaniulidae, Rhopaloiulidae and Trichonemasomatidae.

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