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Xystocheir is a genus of millipedes in the family Xystodesmidae. The genus is endemic to California in the United States, where it is distributed in the Coast Ranges and the Sierra Nevada.

Since a 1996 revision there have been 9 species classified in the genus:

  • Xystocheir bistipita
  • Xystocheir brachymacris
  • Xystocheir dissecta
  • Xystocheir modestior
  • Xystocheir prolixorama
  • Xystocheir reducta
  • Xystocheir solenofurcata
  • Xystocheir stenomacris
  • Xystocheir stolonifera