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  1. Millipedes are cylindrical in shape, have 2 pairs of legs per body segment, and short antennae. They vary in length from less than an inch to more than two inches. The most common millipedes that invade homes are brown and 1 to 1 1/2 inches long. Millipedes live outdoors and feed on decaying organic material or plants.
  2. Millipedes are arthropods in the class ‘diplopoda’. This class contains around 10, species, 15 orders and families. Millipedes are found in most parts of the world from back gardens to Rainforests, on all continents except Antarctica. The Class .
  3. Millipedes that commonly invade buildings are about 1/4 - 1 inch long and tend to coil up like a watch spring when disturbed. They do not bite, unlike some centipedes which have one pair of legs per body segment and tend to be faster moving. In nature millipedes are scavengers and feed mainly on decaying organic matter.
  4. Millipedes are known for their funky smell from the foul odor they leave behind. They’re moisture-loving pests that seek out humid environments and are often found outdoors in the yard. However, they can also be found crawling around the home, especially near patio doors, windows, or other areas like the basement.
  5. Feb 27,  · Like insects and spiders, millipedes belong to the phylum Arthropoda. This is where the similarities end, however, as millipedes belong to their own class—the class Diplopoda. Millipedes move slowly on their short legs, which are designed to help them push their way through the soil and vegetative litter.
  6. Millipede definition is - any of a class (Diplopoda) of myriapod arthropods having usually a cylindrical segmented body covered with hard integument, two pairs of legs on most apparent segments, and unlike centipedes no poison fangs. Did You Know?
  7. Candy Red Pill Bug: Rhopalomeris carnifex The Candy Red Pill Bug is named due to looking like a piece of candy. This is a small species reaching cm when not rolled up. Feed on leaf pins.
  8. Millipedes. Body: Up to 1 1/2 inches long (except the Beauvois species found in Texas that can be up to 4 inches in length). Legs: Millipedes have two pairs of legs on each body segment. Their legs are shorter in relation to the body, so they look more like worms than do the centipedes. Color: Brown to black, rounded body. Food: Organic material and some young plants.

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