Most millipedes are elongate, often worm-shaped, mandibulates, although some are short and resemble woodlice. The body consists of a head and a trunk of many segments, most of which bear paired appendages.
Photographic study by Sarah Moyer of the millipede, with information on its biology and the protective hydrogen cyanide it produces.
Cooks’ Cave Millipede: Pseudotremia cookorum
Photograph and information from ARKive including description, range, habitat, biology, threats and conservation.
The Diplopoda (Millipedes)
An introduction to biology, classification, and ecology of this class of arthropods, with numerous links to other millipede sites.
Article by William Amos on millipedes, their many legs and their reproductive lives.
Photographs of species of Polyxenus, description, life history and habits.
North American Millipede: Narceus americana
Photographs and information on this arthropod.
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