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What kind of weapon does a millipede have?

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And they don't have pincers to fight back. But millipedes do carry secret chemical weapons. Some millipedes, for example, have stink glands (called ozopores) from which they emit a foul-smelling and awful tasting compound to repel predators. The chemicals produced by certain millipedes can burn or blister the skin if you handle them.
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How big are millipedes and what do they look like?

• Common species of millipede are usually brown or black in color, but there are also some species that are orange or red. • Millipedes are usually 1 to 2 inches long with worm-like bodies that are divided into many segments, each containing two pairs of legs.

Why are there so many millipedes in my house?

If the conditions outside become too hot, dry, or wet from heavy rain, they will sometimes find their way into your home, seeking shelter. Indoors: Millipedes are attracted to cool, damp places like the basement, crawl spaces, or the garage.

What does a male millipede do to his mate?

The male millipede might walk on her back, convincing her to relax with the gentle massage provided by hundreds of his feet. In some species, the male can stridulate, producing a sound that calms his mate. Other male millipedes use sex pheromones to arouse a partner's interest in him.


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