Florida Ivory Millipede

A Florida ivory millipede (Chicobolus spinigerus). I stopped my bike mid-ride to grab a photo of this “little” (about four inches!) guy, who was blithely crossing the bike path. (Yes, I have a problem.) These are native to Florida, which is nice (I like to see non-invasive species!) and reasonably adorable. They don’t seem to…

Greenhouse Millipede

A greenhouse millipede (Oxidus gracilis). (Centipedes have a lot of extra, flaily spikes all over their front and back regions, and generally look much more pointy.) About 3/4 of an inch long; eats decaying plant matter.