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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Superphylum: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Myriapoda
Classis: Diplopoda
Subclasses: Chilognatha - Penicillata
[list of subclasses after Shelley (2003)]


selected references

Shear, W. 2011: Class Diplopoda de Blainville in Gervais, 1844. In: Zhang, Z.-Q. (ed.) 2011: Animal biodiversity: an outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness. Zootaxa, 3148: 159–164. ISBN 978-1-86977-849-1 (paperback) ISBN 978-1-86977-850-7 (online edition) PDF

additional references

Johns, P.M. 2010: Phylum Arthropoda Myriapoda: centipedes, millipedes, pauropods, and symphylans. Pp. 90-97 in: Gordon, D.P. (ed.) 2010: New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume 2. Kingdom Animalia. Chaetognatha, Ecdysozoa, ichnofossils. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, New Zealand. ISBN 978-1-87725793-3
Mikhalijova, E.V.; Marusik, Y.M. 2006: Millipedes (Diplopoda) of the Kurile Islands. In: Takahashi, H. & Ôhara, M. (eds.) Biodiversity and biogeography of the Kuril Islands and Sakhalin, volume 2. Bulletin of the Hokkaido University Museum, (3): 115-127.
Shelley, R.M. 2003: A revised, annotated, family-level classification of the Diplopoda. Arthropoda selecta, 11(3): 187-207.
Shelley, R.M. 2007: Taxonomy of extant Diplopoda (millipeds) in the modern era: perspectives for future advancements and observations on the global diplopod community (Arthropoda: Diplopoda). Pp. 343-362 in: Zhang, Z.-Q. & Shear, W.A. (eds.) Linnaeus tercentenary: progress in invertebrate taxonomy. Zootaxa, 1668: 1–766. Abstract & excerpt
Shelley, R.M.; Sierwald, P.; Kiser, S.B.; Golovatch, S.I. 2000: Nomenclator generum et familiarum Diplopodorum II. A list of the genus and family-group names in the class Diplopoda from 1958 through 1999. Pensoft Publisher, Bulgaria. Pensoft Series Faunistica, 20.
Sierwald, P.; Bond, J.E. 2007: Current status of the myriapod class Diplopoda (millipedes): taxonomic diversity and phylogeny. Annual review of entomology, 52: 401-420.


Mesibov, R. Millipedes of Australia
Tree of Life Web Project. 2002. Diplopoda. Millipedes. Version 01 January 2002 (temporary) in The Tree of Life Web Project

Vernacular names
العربية: دودة ألفية، ذات الألف رجل
Bahasa Indonesia: Kaki seribu
Česky: mnohonožky
Deutsch: Doppelfüßler
English: Millipede
Español: Milpiés
한국어: 노래기강
Magyar: Ikerszelvényesek
Македонски: Илјаданогалки (двопарноноги)
Nederlands: Miljoenpoot
Polski: dwuparce
Português: Diplópodes

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