Category Archives: Millipedes and Centipedes

Yellow-spotted Millipede

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Yellow-spotted millipedes (Harpaphe haydeniana) are found in most coastal forests from Southeast Alaska to Monterey California. They are often associated with redwood forests. Found in leaf litter, in soil and under large moist logs, these millipedes break down organic matter … Continue reading

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Tylobolus uncigerus

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Millipedes are arthropods (jointed bodies and legs, no backbone) belonging to the subphylum Myriapodia (many legs).  Millipeds are not insects or aradchnids (spiders) but are more closely related to lobsters, shrimp and crayfish. Worldwide there are over 10,000 species of … Continue reading

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