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Old 07-20-2011, 08:06 PM
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what is this?

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.......
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Old 07-20-2011, 08:14 PM
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looks like a centipede
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Old 07-20-2011, 08:18 PM
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millipede is my guess but i am not saying I am accurate.
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Old 07-20-2011, 08:20 PM
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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.
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Old 07-20-2011, 08:26 PM
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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..
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Old 07-20-2011, 10:17 PM
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It looks like a millipede. They can be quite small.
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Old 07-21-2011, 06:06 AM
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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.
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Old 07-21-2011, 11:09 AM
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Yep, millipedes.
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Old 07-21-2011, 11:34 AM
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tks guys.. i think your on to something b/c they did come out after the heavy rains we started getting...
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Old 07-21-2011, 11:39 AM
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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!!
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