Little red millipede, probably genus Brachycybe

Alissa collected this small red millipede, possibly genus Brachycybe, in the family Andrognathidae, and order Platydesmida. They feed on fungus, and are harmless. Thanks to Dr. Michael Brewer for the ID.

 

 

The videos below are of similar millipedes collected in Columbia Ca on 13 February 2015 from a rotting digger pine log.

Brachycybe. Photo by Heather Nordstrom. November 2016.
Brachycybe. Photo by Heather Nordstrom. November 2016.
Brachycybe. Photo by Heather Nordstrom. November 2016.
Brachycybe. Photo by Heather Nordstrom. November 2016.
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