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The Truth About Millipedes In Worcester

DATE POSTED: May 11, 2020

What’s that bug with a thousand legs? Many people would have a hard time telling you the difference between millipedes and centipedes. They are long bugs with several pairs of legs. The details may not seem as important as getting them out of your house. However, knowing whether you’re dealing with millipedes or centipedes can make a difference in prevention.

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Are Millipedes Dangerous?

DATE POSTED: February 20, 2017

Not unless you consider "curling up into a tight pinwheel," dangerous. These skittish little critters coil tightly in response to danger. They don't attack. Millipedes are also herbivores. That means they eat vegetation. They have no interest in biting humans; they don't have venom; and they are not known to spread infectious diseases, harmful bacteria, or parasites to humans. Some species of…

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The Definitive Guide To Millipedes

DATE POSTED: August 11, 2016

If you deal with millipedes in, or around, your property, we don't have to tell you how maddening these little insects can be. These critters can invade by the hundreds. So, we've decided to write up this simple guide to help you better understand these occasional invaders. Hopefully, it will reduce any nervousness you may have and give you some ideas on how you can fight back.

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Don't Play Games With Millipedes

DATE POSTED: December 16, 2015

There is a good chance, if you are old enough, that you remember the game Centipede. Produced by Atari, it could be played either at the local mall arcade or on the home Atari game system. Centipede is a vertically oriented shoot-em-up game that was designed by Ed Logg and Dona Bailey. In this game the player defends himself or herself against a host of spiders, scorpions, fleas and, yes…

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