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Occurrence of the rare marine littoral millipede, Thalassisobates littoralis (Diplopoda: Nematosomatidae), in Canada

Donald F. McAlpine


The first Canadian occurrence of the rare, marine littoral millipede, Thalassisobates littoralis, is reported from Campobello Island in the outer Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick. One of only a few North American occurrences, this is the most northerly to date from the continent.


New Brunswick; marine habitat; marine millipede; dispersal; anthropochorus species; Thalassisobates littoralis

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