Quantcast

Latest Myriapoda Stories

centipede Strigamia maritima
2014-11-26 08:06:30

An international group of scientists has completed the first ever genome sequence of a blind myriapod, Strigamia maritima.

Genetic Study Of Cave Millipedes Reveals Isolated Populations, Ancient Divergence Between Species
2011-10-17 08:15:43

Last week the International Journal of Myriapodology published the first population genetic study of cave millipedes.

fdd68f451c0a1464c3ca4a5cd808349a1
2010-02-11 09:55:00

Any way you look at it -- by sheer weight, species diversity or population -- the hard-shelled, joint-legged creepy crawlies called arthropods dominate planet Earth.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.