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Greenhouse Millipede - Oxidus gracilis

Greenhouse Millipede - Oxidus gracilis
Goose Creek State Park, Beaufort County, North Carolina, USA
September 19, 2006
These little buggers were all over the place when we were installing drift fences at Goose Creek. Nothing like an introduced species to make you feel right at home.

greenhouse milipede
I have found four of these in my house in Huffman, Texas. One fell from under the cabinets onto my counter in the kitchen. Another came from under the range on my stove. I found two others at different times sitting on the floor in front of my dryer.
The ones on the floor didn't bother me, but I have to say, I was a bit taken aback by the surprises from the other two!

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