A Thousand Footfalls Go Unheard
Smaller millipedes are also probably harmless, although again tropical giant species should be avoided. While these do not sting or bite, they have irritating secretions that can cause pain, itching and blistering. One such, the giant African millipede ...
How to gross out your mother: Get a giant millipede
How about a giant African millipede ... Whatever you do, don't drop them. They won't survive a fall. Until you get used to the feel of their legs, hold them over something. They don't bite or pinch, but if they get upset, the can secrete a mildly toxic ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...