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.
Centipedes are myriapods with one pair of legs per body segment.
Our Arachnology collection includes centipedes, millipedes, and their relatives.
Millipedes are myriapods with two pairs of legs per body segment.
Myriapod means many pairs of legs.
Centipede and millipede photos
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