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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Centipedes travel by moving both their legs and their bodies. Each individual leg engages in a cycle of moving forward, gripping the substrate, pulling the body ...
Centipede means 100-footed, but that does not mean that all centipedes have 100 feet. Some may have over 100, and some may have only 30 feet. You can find more ...
Centipedes belong to the class Chilopoda, they are terrestrial arthropods that have long bodies and many jointed legs. They live on land in moist microhabitats ...
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