How Many Legs Does a Centipede Have?


The name centipede means '100-footed,' and yes, some centipedes actually do have 100 feet, but not all do. In fact, some centipedes have more than 100 feet, and some have as few as 30.
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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Chilopoda
Centipedes are dorsoventrally flattened, and their bodies are divided into well-marked segments, each of which is flattened. Each body segment has a pair of legs, which means that there is always an odd number of leg pairs ranging... More »
Centipedes can have legs ranging from under twenty to more than three hundred. Their legs come in pairs and each segment of their body has legs attached.
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