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Getting Rid of Millipedes from My Garden

Thursday, 24. July 2014 5:30

Though lots of people find them to be disturbing, millipedes are safe creatures. In contrast to their pet name, “million leggers”, they have only 400 legs. Unlike the fast-moving centipedes that have a pair of legs in each body segment, the millipedes move with segments slowly borne on two pair of shorter legs. When approached, they generally curl up tightly in defense. […]

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Wednesday, 13. January 2010 13:47

Black millipede

There are said to be almost 10,000 species of millipedes and some entomologists or biologists believe that there are as many as 70,000 additional species that are still unidentified. They are arthropods which means it is an invertebrate animal that has an exoskeleton, joint appendages, and a segmented body and these include spiders, scorpions, shrimp, lobsters, other insects and etc. They are the earliest known species to colonize land during the Silurian period which was millions of years ago. Keep Reading

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