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.
This Wasp-Eating Falcon Laughs at Your Puny Stings
They sting. They bite. They use chemical signals to summon relatives to ... Up to 77% of caracara chick nutrition can be wasps; the other major proportion of their diet is millipedes. In this video, you can see an adult bring the chick a multilayered ...
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 ...
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 ...
Invasion of the millipedes
The council says millipedes are not classed as pests, 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 said ...