The first true millipede—1306 legs long

  title={The first true millipede—1306 legs long},
  author={Paul E. Marek and Bruno A. Buzatto and William A. Shear and Jackson C. Means and Dennis Ganes. Black and Mark S. Harvey and Juanita Rodriguez},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
The name “millipede” translates to a thousand feet (from mille “thousand” and pes “foot”). However, no millipede has ever been described with more than 750 legs. We discovered a new record-setting species of millipede with 1,306 legs, Eumillipes persephone, from Western Australia. This diminutive animal (0.95 mm wide, 95.7 mm long) has 330 segments, a cone-shaped head with enormous antennae, and a beak for feeding. A distant relative of the previous record holder, Illacme plenipes from… 
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