Millipedes appear to have two sets of legs per body segment and those that commonly invade homes are about ½ – 1 ½ in. long. They also have a full, cylinder like body.
Interesting Millipede Facts
– At rest they often coil up into a spiral like shape.
– They live and reproduce in moist, decaying matter like piles of leaves and mulch.
– These bugs eat moist and decaying vegetable matter, green leaves, and new plant roots.
Problems Caused by Millipede Pests
These pests aren’t harmful to humans, but they may travel and invade homes in large numbers when conditions outside become too dry.