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gregory
07-20-2011, 09:06 PM
anybody know what this is? its been on the driveway for a few weeks now. at first it was very heavy now they have thinned out alittle. didnt brother me when they were on the driveway b/c they havent hurt the grass or shrubs but now they are coming in the house here and there.......

AuburnHort2005
07-20-2011, 09:14 PM
looks like a centipede

Landscape Poet
07-20-2011, 09:18 PM
millipede is my guess but i am not saying I am accurate.

AuburnHort2005
07-20-2011, 09:20 PM
all i know is centipedes can easily be distinguished from millipedes by counting the number of pairs of legs arising from most body segments: millipedes have two pairs, while centipedes bear one pair per segment, with the first pair of legs being modified into fangs.

gregory
07-20-2011, 09:26 PM
i looked on google but didnt find anything that matched. these things are pretty small. the redish thing in the pic is a pine needle. so that tells you how small they are...if you touch them the turn on there side and curl up..

Keith
07-20-2011, 11:17 PM
It looks like a millipede. They can be quite small.

bug-guy
07-21-2011, 07:06 AM
millipedes look in the corners of the garage... they usually curl up when they die.
probably pushed out from heavy rains. usually live in the leaf litter in the beds of the shrubs.

bugsNbows
07-21-2011, 12:09 PM
Yep, millipedes.

gregory
07-21-2011, 12:34 PM
tks guys.. i think your on to something b/c they did come out after the heavy rains we started getting...

YardGal
07-21-2011, 12:39 PM
anybody know what this is? its been on the driveway for a few weeks now. at first it was very heavy now they have thinned out alittle. didnt brother me when they were on the driveway b/c they havent hurt the grass or shrubs but now they are coming in the house here and there.......

Had one in my kitchen the other day...crawling on the floor!!;)

Buck_wheat
07-29-2011, 04:03 PM
Maybe a bug?

Mark Oomkes
07-29-2011, 04:17 PM
looks like a centipede

http://www.google.com/search?q=centipede&hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=h8D&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&biw=1680&bih=887&prmd=ivns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=pAYzTrOeO4a3sQKTm5GICw&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CBQQ_AUoAQ

I don't see a single pic that even remotely resembles the millipede in the OP's post.

http://www.google.com/search?q=millipede&hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=upY&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&prmd=ivns&source=lnms&tbm=isch&ei=GgczTovlJurLsQLYrrCmCw&sa=X&oi=mode_link&ct=mode&cd=2&ved=0CAsQ_AUoAQ&biw=1680&bih=887

Here's a whole lotta pics that resemble the OP's pic.

Been bad up here, we've had hundreds of them the last month.

gregory
07-29-2011, 05:03 PM
Maybe a bug?

tks buck wheat...