Cave millipedes from the Cape Range are currently the subject of research by the WA Museum. Samples are collected from various caves to study their characteristics.

25 Diplopoda Paradoxosomatidae Stygiochiropus communis

Stygiochiropus communis is 18–20 mm long when fully adult. Its lack of eyes and pale colour mark it as a troglobite.

 

26 Diplopoda Paradoxosomatidae Stygiochiropus communis (2) cropped