How Many Legs Does a Centipede Have?

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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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well id assume mainly for transportation, but the reason for the large amount of the legs is an adaptation to be capable of escaping predators faster and just being able to travel
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A centipede have either 21 or 23 pairs of legs. Thank You for using ChaCha, text us
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Centipedes may have anywhere between 15 to 173 segments. Each segment may have no more than 1 pair of legs. On a millipede, there are 80 to 450 legs.
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Actually centipedes don`t have 100 feet. How many exactly they have? Not sure. But why they are named 100 feet? I think scientist who first discovered these revolting insects had
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Centipede
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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