On Gardening Send millipedes crawling
While centipedes are able to bite and inject venom from their jaws into their victims, millipedes do not bite or sting. However, if they do start migrating indoors, a vacuum is your best friend. Crushed or disturbed millipedes emit an offensive odor and ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Homegrown: Millions of millipedes
Lewis points out that millipedes do not feed upon building structures or furnishings and they cannot bite or sting. Millipedes cannot reproduce indoors. All millipedes found inside wandered in by mistake. Damp, warm weather favors the nocturnal migrations ...