The Wild Turkey Bourbon Mimic MillipedePaul Marek
Brachoria calceata individuals are about 39.9 mm long and 10.1 mm wide (females 39.4 mm X 9.8 mm). Color: 3-spotted yellow (3.75Y 8.5/12, shown above); and striped orangeish-yellow (10YR 8/10).
Brachoria calceata genitalia - left male gonopodal acropodite (with setae removed): (Left) medial view and (Right) magnified apical view. © Paul Marek
Brachoria calceata, striped orangeish-yellow (10YR 8/10) color morph. © Paul Marek
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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