Tag: millipedes

Tips To Prevent Occasional Invaders

When most people think of a pest infestation, they likely think of bed bugs, cockroaches or rodents. However, there are many other pests that can quickly become a nuisance for homeowners.  These pests include boxelder bugs, centipedes, earwigs, house crickets, ladybugs, millipedes, pillbugs,... more
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Unlike centidpedes, millipedes have round bodies, not flattened. Plus, they have two pairs of legs for almost each body segment. They're brownish in color and are usually between 1/2" and 1 1/2" long. They coil up when resting.Normally found outdoors in damp places such as under leaves and in... more
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Sowbugs, Millipedes, and Centipedes in the Home

During late summer and fall millipedes and sowbugs can leave the soil and leaf litter and crawl into homes, sometimes in very large numbers. They enter through cracks in foundations, around ground-level windows, and under doors. They are commonly found in basements although they may also be found... more
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