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The world’s leggiest millipede discovered in Aussie mine

First millipede with more than 1000 legs ever found in Australia.

a microscope close up of millipede head
A dorsal view of head and ventral view of gonopods of a male Eumillipes persephone. Credit: The first true millipede—1,306 legs long, Paul E. Marek, Bruno A. Buzatto, William A. Shear, Jackson C. Means, Dennis G. Black, Mark S. Harvey, Juanita Rodriguez, Scientific Reports.