Millipedes

May 12, 2017

General Info:  Millipedes are comparatively slower than centipedes. They have two pairs of legs per body segment, and feed on decaying plant matter.

Length:   1/16″ – 4 1/2″

Region Found:   Throughout the United States

Residential Location:   They are typically in areas of high moisture and decaying vegetation, such as under trash, in piles of grass clippings, flower-bed muclhes, and piles of leaves

Random/Interesting Fact:  They don’t really have 1000 legs. The max is around 750.

Identification:  They are either black or brown, with red/orange legs. They are worm-llike in structure.

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