Sunday, 10 June 2012

Flat Backed Millipede

This is a flat-backed millipede. It looks rather like a centipede but it isn't because you can see how the legs are attached to the body segments: millipedes have two pairs, while centipedes bear one pair per segment- see this site for more details.

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