Wandering Leg Sausage
- holds a new record as the largest millipede (16 cm)
- fat, sausage-like shape
- 1.5 cm in diameter with about 56 body segments each with two pairs of legs
- found in forests in decaying wood.
- genus name Crurifarcimen from the Latin words “crus” for leg and “farcimen” meaning sausage; species epithetvagans from the Latin word “vagans” meaning wandering or itinerant; thus, the full species name means the “wandering leg sausage.”