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Red Millipede A very common one in Sri Lanka. We can see this millipede in the backyard after rain or during the monsoon season. Bit different than the "Fire Millipede". Geotagged,Millipede,Red Millipede,Sri Lanka Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Red Millipede

A very common one in Sri Lanka. We can see this millipede in the backyard after rain or during the monsoon season. Bit different than the "Fire Millipede".

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  1. I'm such a fan of tropical insects, excellent find! Do you know the species' name? Posted 5 years ago
    1. It is commonly called "Red Millipede". Probably a type of Fire Millipede. I wish someone else could identify it. Posted 5 years ago
      1. I see you requested the creation of a manual species, thanks for that. You requested to create "Red Millipede", but unfortunately that's not specific enough as it is a common name for multiple species:

        http://eol.org/search?q=red+millipede&search=Go
        Posted 5 years ago
      2. I tried to identify it when you posted it. Although I found a few similar ones, none of them was identified. Posted 5 years ago

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Uploaded Jan 10, 2014. Captured Jan 10, 2014 08:35 in Post-Office Lane, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.
  • Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
  • f/4.0
  • 1/40s
  • ISO200
  • 8.455mm