Dealing with the ‘little brown worms’
While millipedes sometimes enter in large numbers, they do not bite, sting, or transmit diseases, nor do they infest food, clothing or wood. They are simply a nuisance by their presence.
Rain sends millipedes inside homes
Millipedes are just a nuisance, even when they come in your home. They do not bite, sting or transmit diseases, nor do they infest food, clothing or dry, structurally-sound wood. There are several species of millipedes that vary in size and color ...
Millipedes seek cool, moist environments
Millipedes will not cause any harm. They are basically just a nuisance, even when they come inside your home. They do not bite, sting, or transmit diseases, nor do they infest food, clothing, or dry, structurally sound wood. There are several species of ...
Smith: Extra work keeps millipedes out
Millipedes do not bite or sting, feed on human food or damage clothing or wood. Millipedes are brownish-black and about one inch long. Each of their body segments has two pairs of short legs. They crawl very slowly. When disturbed, millipedes will curl up ...
Invasion of the millipedes
Millipede experts believe the explosion in numbers could ... but are "wild creatures" so it does not have powers to deal with the problem. As they do not bite or sting and do not pass on diseases, they are not a public health issue. A council spokesperson ...