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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Diplopoda
Order: Polyzoniida
Family: Polyzoniidae
Newport, 1844

Polyzoniidae is a family of millipedes in the order Polyzoniida. There are about 9 genera and at least 60 described species in Polyzoniidae.[1][2][3][4][5]



  1. ^ "Polyzoniidae Family Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-02-23.
  2. ^ "Polyzoniidae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-02-23.
  3. ^ "Polyzoniidae Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-02-23.
  4. ^ "Browse Polyzoniidae". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-02-23.
  5. ^ Shelley, R.M. "The myriapods, the world's leggiest animals". Retrieved 2018-02-23.

Further reading[edit]

  • Lee, Paul; Harding, P. (2006). Atlas of the millipedes (Diplopoda) of Britain and Ireland. 59. Pensoft.
  • Hoffman, Richard L. (1999). Checklist of the millipeds of North and Middle America. Virginia Museum of Natural History.
  • Foddai, Donatella; Dallai, Romano (1995). Chilopoda, Diplopoda, Pauropoda, Symphyla. Calderini.
  • Capinera, John L., ed. (2008). Encyclopedia of Entomology. Springer. ISBN 978-1402062421.