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Pauropoda - Pauropods


 Kingdom: Animalia
 Phylum: Arthropoda
 Subphylum: Myriapoda
 Class: Pauropoda


Pauropods are tiny creatures, no more than .02-.08 inches in length. They have 11-12 body segments and 9-10 pairs of legs. They are pale and have a pair of branched antennae. They live on land under rotting wood, stones, or leaf litter and eat decaying plants and fungi. Most species are blind. There are around 380 species found throughout the world.