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Millipede

Quick Facts

Size

1"-2" long

Preferred Habitat

Dark, cool places with an abundance of moisture

Known Health Issues

They can produce an odorous fluid when threatened that causes skin irritation.
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About

The millipede is classified as an arthropod, with anywhere from 80 to 400 legs. Millipedes do not cause damage to the structure of your home or your health but can grow to bothersome if found in your home. They enjoy dark, cold places like boards, flower pots, and during heavy rains or an extreme drought, try to enter homes through windows, the basement, or doorways.