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This centipede was found on one of the railings near the wetland interpretive sign

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Centipedes - Photo (c) Mick Talbot, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
patrick062011's ID: Centipedes (Class Chilopoda)
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Millipedes - Photo (c) Matt Reinbold, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
bob-dodge's ID: Millipedes (Class Diplopoda)
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Note that with enlargement you can see a pair of legs on each side for each segment of the body. Millipedes also tend to have hard shelled bodies.

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Flat-backed Millipedes - Photo (c) João Coelho, some rights reserved (CC BY)
biosam's ID: Flat-backed Millipedes (Order Polydesmida)
Posted by biosam almost 4 years ago (Flag)
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Yes, these are flat-backed millipedes (the largest order of millipedes).

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Posted by lisa_bennett 3 months ago (Flag)
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Centipedes - Photo (c) Mick Talbot, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
patrick062011's ID: Centipedes (Class Chilopoda)
Flat-backed Millipedes - Photo (c) João Coelho, some rights reserved (CC BY)
Community ID: Flat-backed Millipedes (Order Polydesmida)
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