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 ...
They're not reptiles, but millipedes terrify people afraid of snakes
Since they don't bite or sting, handling them holds no danger ... they are already dead and leave them alone. Centipedes won't do that, which is another way to tell them apart. I don't mind millipedes. I don't even get upset if they meander into my ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...