Pill Millipede (Glomeris marginata)

Set of scaled top view drawings of the Pill Millipede

The Pill Millipede (Oniscomorpha) is a millipede that closely resembles a certain woodlice called pillbugs or ”roly-polies”. Compared to most other millipedes, the Pill Millipede is short-bodied with only eleven to thirteen body segments. They can roll into a ball when disturbed, and exude a noxious liquid to repel predators; this can be both caustic and toxic to repel predators. Pill Millipedes are detritivores, as they mostly consume decomposing plant matter in the woodlands. Depending on the scientific order, the species’ distribution is varied.

The Pill Millipede has an overall length between .3”-.8” (.8-2 cm) and width of .16”-.35” (4-9 mm). The typical lifespan of the Pill Millipede is between 5-11 years.

Details

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Height:
Width:
.16”-.35” | 4-9 mm
Depth:
Length:
.3”-.8” | .8-2 cm
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Scientific Name:
Glomeris marginata
Lifespan:
5-11 years

Properties

Drawings include:

Pill Millipede top view, side

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Myriapods refer to terrestrial animals under the subphylum arthropods. They include millipedes, centipedes, pseudo centipedes, and among others. These animals are identified by bodies separated into many segments having a head and a trunk. They may also have many legs or fewer than ten legs.

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