MILLIPEDES

Millipedes fall into the arthropod category, they are long insect-like animals that have multiple segments in their body with many pairs of legs adding up to a maximum of around 350 legs. The coloration of millipedes varies greatly, but most are deep orange, brown or black. They have a cylindrical body shape and often roll up for protection

Negative Impacts

Millipedes are attracted to moisture and often feed on dead and decaying leaf matter. These pests are most active during the night hence their appearance may scare homeowners. Millipedes also move in large numbers, so they can become a major nuisance.

How to Get Rid of Them

To get these pests physically remove them and treat your garden with insecticides and natural repellents, make your home less attractive by getting rid of hiding places and keeping the area dry.

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