skip to Main Content
Got Bugs? Call Today For A Free Consultation: 1-530-342-8950

Millipedes

Millipedes

Scientific name: Diplopoda

Average size: Can range from 0.5-5inches

Commonly found: In dark moist places

Diet: Dead plant matter, fungus, other insects

General characteristics and facts:

  • Often mistaken for centipedes
  • Come in a variety of colors
  • Tend to coil up when threatened
  • They do NOT actually have 1,000 legs
  • Some millipede species can omit chemicals that are harmful to humans if touched
  • They can live as long as 7 years
Back To Top
×Close search
Search

Keeping Ahead of COVID-19

Pest Control has been classified as an essential service critical to the protection of public health. Therefore we remain open for business and will continue protect and serve our community. We will be taking enhanced precautions to further ensure the health and safety of our employees, customers and community.