Centipedes and millipedes

Centipedes and millipedes

Centipedes and millipedes are myriapods, meaning 'many pairs of legs'. They are all terrestrial and have a segmented body, one pair of antennae and breathing holes called spiracles.

Myriapods in our Collections

Our Arachnology collection includes centipedes, millipedes, and their relatives.

Millipedes

Millipedes are myriapods with two pairs of legs per body segment.