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mil·li·pede or mil·le·pede (m l -p d ). n.

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9003. • H. OUSEHOLD.
ENT-29. Millipedes. Millipedes, or thousand-legged worms, are many-jointed, cylindrical arthropods.
Centipedes and Millipedes
centipedes and millipedes are not insects, but arthropods.

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Weird & Wild: How Millipedes' Legs Become Sex Members
Talk about getting a leg up—helminthomorph millipedes have one or two pairs of legs that also serve as sex appendages, called gonopods, that clasp the female while transferring sperm. Now, scientists have figured out how these legs turn into gonopods.
New Shoe Store, Millipede, Opens on Pond Street
By James LaFond-Lewis Millipede, Jamaica Plain's newest shoe store, quietly opened its doors at 7 Pond St. on July 16.
Millipedes are back in force in the Mohawk Valley
This summer the millipedes are back in force in the Mohawk Valley. The Cornell Cooperative Extension office in Herkimer County receives half a dozen phone calls per day regarding the latest invasion due to the wet and humid weather.
Millipede invasion so bad, local family hoping for winter
Tony Polarolo says he has been dealing with millipedes for about seven years. He says this year, though, the problem seems to be particularly bad. "They're all over the house," Polarolo said.
Students in mission against millipedes
With the help of the Natural Resources Management Board, members of the school's environment committee are working hard on Mission Millipede a program designed to eradicate the black Portuguese millipede from the school grounds.

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Millipede - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Centipedes and Millipedes
The safest and most environmentally sound way to control millipedes and centipedes already in the house is to step on them and vacuum or sweep them up.
Millipede and Centipede Management Guidelines--UC IPM
UC home and landscape guidelines for control of Millipedes and Centipedes.
Centipede, millipede
Description: Centipedes can easily be distinguished from millipedes by counting the number of pairs of Millipede bodies are rounded or somewhat flattened.
Giant Millipede in close-up - YouTube
Feb 27, 2008 The giant African millipede is the largest species of millipede on the planet.

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