Millipedes

This post was written by admin on February 25, 2010
Posted Under: Glossary

Arthropodes (Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Diplopoda) ;

Arthropodes that have two pairs of legs per segment (except for the first segment behind the head which does not have any appendages at all, and the next few which only have one pair of legs).

Unlike Wireworms ,millipedes have multiple pairs of legs, extending the length of the body.