General Information!
  • Myriapoda means 'many footed'. The amount of legs ranges from 25 to 750!
  • They are usually found in soil or under stones and wood, mainly humid areas.
  • Some can inflict painful bites on humans but most feed on decaying vegetaition.
  • Myriapods can be carniverous and predatory.
  • They can't migrate or live in the sea.
  • They are believed to have been here for over 400 years!!!