: a genus of millipedes of the family Julidae including a species (C. londinensis) sometimes reported to damage potato crops in Europe

Word History


New Latin, from cy- lindr- + Latin iulus catkin, from Greek ioulos (also, downy hair, sheaf of grain); akin to Greek oulos curly, eilyein to enwrap, enfold

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“Cylindroiulus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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