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On Gardening Send millipedes crawling

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Posted: Saturday, June 14, 2014 10:26 pm

Trying to get through spring and summer without running into an insect invasion is near impossible, but sometimes it is non-insects that cause the chaos.

Millipedes — which we’ve received quite a few calls on recently — are not insects; they belong to the class of Diplopoda, which simply means “two footed.” Millipedes have two pairs of legs per segment which separates them from centipedes, which have one pair per segment.

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