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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Diplopoda
Order: Polydesmida
Family: Xystodesmidae
Tribe: Xystocheirini
Cook, 1904

Xystocheirini is a tribe of flat-backed millipedes in the family Xystodesmidae. There are about 5 genera and more than 40 described species in Xystocheirini.[1][2][3]


These five genera belong to the tribe Xystocheirini:


  1. ^ "Xystocheirini Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-09-24.
  2. ^ Shelley, R. M. "The myriapods, the world's leggiest animals". University of Tennessee. Retrieved 2019-07-02.

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