In this order, there is only one pair of legs on segment 5; other millipedes have two pairs. There is a distinct suture extending vertically down the front of the head. The male cop-ulatory organs are concealed in a pouch, and both pairs of legs on segment 7 of the male are modified into gonopods. These are generally tropical species, some ofwhich are brightly colored.

Narceus americanus annularis (= Narceus annularis) Adults are about 10 cm long, but the length is variable; they have more than 30 body segments, and the body is robust. The head has a distinct, vertical, midfacial suture. Males have short coxal lobes on the anterior legs. This is an abundant and common millipede in eastern North America. It inhabits a variety of natural and urban habitats.

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