Latest Millipede Stories
An entire group of millipedes previously unknown in Australia has been discovered by a specialist – on museum shelves.
LOS ANGELES, Oct.
Any way you look at it -- by sheer weight, species diversity or population -- the hard-shelled, joint-legged creepy crawlies called arthropods dominate planet Earth.
The dung beetle is emerging from the bottom of the food chain led by a brand new and scary species.
The Giant African Millipede (Archispirostreptus gigas) is a species of millipede found widespread through the lowland areas of East Africa, from Mozambique to Kenya. It rarely reaches altitudes above 3,300 feet. It is found mostly in forests, but can also be found in coastal habitats which contain at least some trees. It is native to Southern Arabia, especially in Dhofar. The Giant Millipede is one of the largest in the millipede group, reaching upwards of 15.2 inches in length and 2.6...
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