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giant pill millipedes - sphaerotheriida - zephroniidae

Giant Pill Millipedes are very cute and harmless little arthropods.­

They roll into a hard ball as a protection against predators.­

If you can identify the exact species of Giant Pill Millipedes (Sphaerotheriida order, Zephroniidae family), please post a comment or email me!

For more information about Sphaerotheriida, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Sphaerotheriida

Photo taken in Gunung Mulu National Park (Borneo)

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giant pill millipedes
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sphaerotheriida
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August 25, 2011