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Giant Pill-Millipedes from Madagascar

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Project title: 
Diversity and origin of the giant pill-millipedes from Madagascar
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Millipedes

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The origin of the giant pill-millipedes was disputed for a long time. Surprisingly, their closest relatives were found in India (5.000 km apart) and not in closeby Africa.

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Head of Section Myriapoda
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Responsible Editor Bonn zoological Bulletin - Supplementum
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