How Many Legs Does a Millipede Have?


A millipede has somewhere between 80 and 400 legs depending on its size. Many people think a millipede has 1,000 legs as its name suggests, but it is just not so. The millipede is an invertebrate and can be found living under rocks and in rotting and decaying logs.
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normal specie has about 36 to 400
Centipedes can have between 10 and 100 legs depending on the species.
The Latin translation is "thousand foot", but they normally have 100 to 300 feet. They are Myriapods.
There are some millipedes that 750 legs while the most common number of legs on a millipede ranges from 80 legs to 450 legs.
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How Many Legs Does a Millipede Have?
The word millipede comes from a Latin translation that means "a thousand feet," but millipedes actually have anywhere from 40 to 400 legs. Find out how millipedes have two pairs of legs per body segment with help from a veterinarian in this free video on... More »
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