Class Chilopoda

  • Appearance  
    • Flattened, with one pair of legs on most of their segments
    • segments number from 10 to 100
    • One to 1 - 1/2 inches long
    • Various colors
  • Diet  
    • Spiders and various insects
  • Habits  
    • Usually live outdoors beneath damp accumulations of leaves, stones, boards, etc
    • Occasionally find their way into homes, where they hide in moist basements, damp closets and bathrooms
    • They run quickly when disturbed
  • Other Information  
    • Large jaws can bite humans but usually harmless
    • Can live as long as 5 - 6 years

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