The Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change

is a research museum of the Leibniz Association


The collection has been steadily expanded since 2010 and now comprises around 15,000 digitally recorded specimens (status 2018).

The focus is on millipedes (Diplopoda), especially on Sphaerotheriida, Glomerida and Spirobolida, as well as the basal group Glomeridesmida [Limacomorpha].

Contact person

Head of Section Myriapoda
Responsible Editor Bonn zoological Bulletin - Supplementum
+49 228 9122-425
+49 228 9122-212
t.wesener [at]

Digital Collection Catalogue

Catalogue of the Myriapoda Collection