Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week photos of insects and people. Here's how to add your images.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#24217
Millipede Mania - Apheloria tigana

Millipede Mania - Apheloria tigana
Marion, Smyth County, Virginia, USA
May 12, 2005
Size: 2.5 inches
This little millipede was heading toward my garden, but took a shortcut across my porch, just as I was going out to look under the carpet I mentioned in the other pic. This one was pale as well, I have only seen about 5 with the bright colors like the bigger one I submitted. This is a large photo, dial-up might have a hard time with it, but it is a nice close-up for all macro-lovers.

Linking
Great photos. However, they should only be linked if they are of the same millipede. I've unlinked them for you.

 
Thanks, I was short one mind when I put them on!
Yeah, I was fighting to keep my eyes open by the time I got these on the site, I did't even think about them being different, as obvious as it is. lol. :)Thanks again.

 
I believe we've
found an ID for these black millipedes with yellow legs. Compare with image here. And thanks to padkison and Dr. Rowland Shelley at the NC museum of Life science for IDing our first one here.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.