Millipedes are land animals living in all countries of the world. The millipede, the body of which is in sections, has two pairs of feet from each section.
Millipedes are land animals living in all countries of the world. The millipede, the body of which is in sections, has two pairs of feet from each section. Millipedes have relatives in 14 thousand species. The Millipede, which imitates dead at the moment of danger, curls in such cases and releases an allergen from its body. The contact of this allergen secretion with the eyes and skin of people is inconvenient. In case of contact with the skin, it should be washed with plenty of water. In The head of the millipedes they has double antennas, with these antennas they can find food by smelling. The millipedes has two eyes on the head but some species do not has eyes. The millipedes, whose length varies 1-30 cm, are 10-46 mm tall in our country and 15-40 cm tall in the hot and tropical regions. The millipedes which are usually brown and black, makes tracheae breathing. The word millipede means foot face in Latin.
About millipede and the centipede
Millipedes have two pairs of legs from their each part of the body but centipede have a pair of legs. The millipedes moves very slowly, while the centipede moves too fast. While millipedes is seen in rainy and cold weather or in spring when hatched, the centipede, in the extremely mild and dry environments, the fed in the cracks of the buildings and in the corners.
About Nutrition of the millipedes
Millipede is an herbivorous creature but the centipede is carnivorous. The millipedes, which is hidden in trees and stone gold during the day, goes out to feed at night. The millipede, which usually prefers rotten vegetable, travels with flocks and attacks the fields, eating the sprouts and roots of the plants, causing great harm. The most liked and favorite food of millipedes is strawberry. The millipedes, which eats even human and animal feces, throws the intestinal parasites found in these feces without digesting and causes the spread of ribbon eggs. The way to protect yourself from these creatures, which can spoil your health, is chemical spraying application to the millipedes.
About the Reproduction of millipedes
Millipedes reproduce by dropping egg. The millipede female waits the eggs after laying her eggs in her nest in the soil. The cub hatch within 15 or 20 days. Millipede cub develop several times by changing their outer shells, and the number of rings in their body increases with each shell change. Millipedes become adolescents within one year and begin to multiply. Each millipedes lays an average of 150 eggs, and the millipedes can live 8 years. You should apply spraying to get rid of the constantly growing millipedes.
About Harms of the millipedes
Millipedes, like other insect species, are creatures with the motivation to bite and sting. Millipedes who enter and settle in places where people are in, cause serious damage by striking people when they feel they are in danger. The area inserted by the millipede becomes red, swollen and itchy. Since it is not like other insect bites, when millipede bites it will have severe pain. After the millipede sting, the bite between the bite area and the heart should be tie and the spread of the poison should be prevented. If this happens to you, you should go to a health institution without delay.
Fighting with the millipedes
Millipedes usually come from windows and doors, from wall cracks to homes, and settle in damp areas such as kitchens and bathrooms. During the day, they are hidden in the shoes and slippers, at night they hidden and actively move in cracks and around the water pipes. If you see millipedes anywhere, you should avoid touching them with your hands. Because the secretion with antibiotic effect irritates your hand by allergies. If the fight against the millipede is personal, it creates dangerous consequences. When you see a millipede in a house or an area, you should immediately kill it.
About Types of the millipedes
Millipedes are divided into 16 classes, scientifically identified. Some species have reinforced armor for defense. A group of millipede’s species rely on their venom glands. The remaining species have developed their own defense methods. In Turkey you can come across many species of millipedes for example toxic millipedes. The scientific name of the millipedes is called “Glomerida”. The rosary millipedes are an entirely separate species, although they resemble excessively the rosary beetle. The most common type of millipedes, called “Julida”, are ordinary millipedes that we know as long, multi-legged and thin. They arise especially in spring periods. It is an animal species that invades mostly.
Scientific Moments about Hunting
In houses, you often encounter the polyzoniida species. Polyzonii in “type are also very common in Turkey. Unlike the “Julida” type, their heads are smaller. They have strong armor and can take the form of the ring at the moment of danger, but they cannot form as smoothly as the rosary millipedes. Scientists investigating this species have obtained interesting information’s. Millipedes do parenting to their cubs. The “Polyxenida” millipedes has developed its most interesting form of defense in its own way. The body of this millipede’s species, which is nontoxic and non-armored, also has numerous feathers and thorns. By entering these mouths of the hunters who try to eat it them, they use they feathers which is cutting the hunters mouth help the millipedes to not hunting. Millipedes are also known for their very scary and sudden bites. Millipedes exist in our country very much, but their poisonous species are very few. The fight against millipedes can happen at any time and at the time when you never expecting.