Florida Ivory Millipede

Name: 𝘊𝘩𝘪𝘤𝘰𝘣𝘰𝘭𝘶𝘴 𝘴𝘱𝘪𝘯𝘪𝘨𝘦𝘳𝘶𝘴

Size: ~40 to 90 mm

Characteristics: Solid-dark color with lighter underbelly and legs. 

Locations: Wet and moist habitats. Humid forests and wetlands. Prefers to live beneath rotting logs and in the soil. In humid and shaded areas.

Giant American Millipede

Name: 𝘕𝘢𝘳𝘤𝘦𝘶𝘴 𝘈𝘮𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘤𝘢𝘯𝘶𝘴

Size: ~127 mm

Characteristics: Dark and shiny. Has around 33 segments in its body. 41 pairs of legs in total. Two large antennae.

Locations: Commonly found in areas where air is humid – forest floors and drainage ditches. Prefers to live in forests and moist woodlands. Hides among piles of decaying leaves and logs. Nocturnal.

Yellow-Banded Millipede

Name: 𝘈𝘯𝘢𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘰𝘣𝘰𝘭𝘶𝘴 𝘮𝘰𝘯𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘤𝘰𝘳𝘯𝘪𝘴

Size: ~100 mm

Characteristics:  Striking yellow, black, and brown coloration. Smooth segmented body. Two long and two short antennae.

Locations: Thrives in areas near water sources and shade. Under leaf litter or logs in the forest.


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4524 Parkway Commerce Blvd
Orlando, Florida 32808
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