Native Brown Millipede
Dorsal, ~34mm
Adelaide Hills
Juliform Millipede
Twisted, darker
 
                      
Native Brown Millipede (Somethus cf castaneus ?)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Millipedes (Diplopoda)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Millipedes (Polydesmida)
Family: Millipede (Paradoxosomatidae)
Species: Native Brown Millipede (Somethus cf castaneus ?)
This Photo:     Face, no eyes

Thank you Dr Bob Mesibov for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
Bob said it could either be S. castaneus or S. lancearius based on location.

Copyright © 2016-2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 14-May-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.