The Maplesville Mimic MillipedePaul Marek
Brachoria initialis individuals are about 38.7 mm long and 9.8 mm wide (females 40.7 mm X 10.0 mm). Color: Combined striped and 2-spotted, purple medial metatergal stripes, pink lateral paranotal spots.
Brachoria initialis genitalia - left male gonopodal acropodite (with seta removed): (Left) medial view and (Right) magnified apical view. © Paul Marek
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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