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1 Chilopods Centipedes and Millipedes By: Austin, David, and Seth

2 Chilopods Characteristics  Long, segmented bodies  Many legs  Antennae  Simple eyes  Millipedes- 2 pairs of legs per segment  Centipedes- 1 pair of legs per segment

3 Chilopods Habitat These animals can be found…  In woodpiles  Under vegetation  In basements  Some millipedes can even be found in tropical rainforests

4 Chilopods The Life Cycle 1.Mating 2.Egg 3.Hatching 4.Molting 5.Adult 6.They mate and the process is started all over again…

5 Centipedes About them…

6 Centipedes Centipedes General Information Classification 1.Kingdom- Animalia 2.Phylum- Arthropoda 3.Subphylum- Myriapoda 4.Class- Chilopoda

7 Centipede Video Video

8 Centipedes- They Use Their Speed and Poison to Hunt Down and Eat Their Pray General Information Feeding Habits They Eat insects Such As… 1.Springtails 2.Beetles 3.Woodlice 4.Spiders

9 Centipedes General Information Feeding Habits They Also Eat… 1.Worms 2.Slugs

10 Centipedes The Predators…  Domestic Chickens  Shrews  Toads  Some Spiders  One of the most important predators of all is other Centipedes (cannibals)

11 Centipedes General Information They Bite…  All centipedes are poisonous  If bitten, the pain lasts about 2 days (not including healing time)  Usually not enough poison to be fatal

12 Millipedes About them…

13 Millipedes General Information Classification 1.Kingdom- Animalia 2.Phylum- Arthropoda 3.Subphylum- Uniramia 4.Class- Diplopoda

14 Millipedes General Information Defense Mechanisms  Millipedes are not poisonous  They only sometimes emit a foul smelling odor that can sting or burn  Some of the larger, more powerful millipedes can even shoot at your eyes from several feet away

15 Millipedes General Information Feeding Habits  They mostly feed on decaying plant matter  Young millipedes must digest microbes to be able to eat this  One of these sources is fungi

16 Millipedes Night Vision…  Millipedes are nocturnal  If you look closely, you would come to find that they have little antennae that help them look around  They usually only see very little if they can see at all

17 And Now More… Pictures…

18 A Vietnamese Centipede

19 A Garden Centipede

20 Fangs

21 7 Inch Centipede

22 Giant Centipede

23 To The Millipedes…

24 Giant Millipede

25 Fossilized Millipede

26 Another Millipede

27 An Albino Millipede

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