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mil·li·pede

(mil'i-pēd),
A venomous nonpredaceous arthropod of the order Diplopoda, characterized by two pairs of legs per leg-bearing segment. The venom is purely defensive, oozed or squirted from pores along the body, producing irritation to the skin or severe inflammation if it reaches the eyes.
[milli- + L. pes, pedis, foot]

millipede

also

millepede

(mĭl′ə-pēd′)
n.
Any of various arthropods of the class Diplopoda, having a cylindrical segmented body with two pairs of legs attached to each segment except for the first four thoracic segments, and feeding chiefly on decaying organic matter. Also called diplopod.

millipede

[mil′ipēd′]
Etymology: L, mille + pes, foot
a many-legged wormlike arthropod. Certain species squirt irritating fluids that may cause dermatitis.

millipede

or

millepede

any member of the subclass Diplopoda, class MYRIAPODA, cylindrical in shape, having two pairs of limbs on each of some 70 segments, herbivorous and terrestrial.

millipede

nonpoisonous, multisegmented, circular in cross-section, arthropod with two legs per segment.
References in periodicals archive ?
Distribution of the milliped Virgoiulus minutus (Brandt, 1841): first records from Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas (Julida: Blaniulidae).
Studies in the milliped order Chordeumida (Diplopoda): a revision of the family Cleidogonidae and a reclassification of the order Chordeumida in the New World.
Revision of the milliped genus Auturus (Polydesmida: Platyrhacidae).
A synopsis of the milliped genus Abacion Rafinesque (Callipodida: Caspiopetalidae).
This milliped is an exotic of uncertain origin, although indications are that it probably came from Japan.
Pseudotremia conservata a new cleidogonid milliped (Diplopoda: Chordeumatida), with a synopsis of the cavernicolous millipeds of Indiana.
On the milliped family Heterochordeumatidae, with comments on the higher classification of the Order Chordeumatida (Diplopoda).
A synopsis of the milliped genus Cambala, with a description of C.
A synopsis of the milliped genus Aniulus Chamberlin (Julida: Parajulidae: Parajulinae: Aniulini).
Way down south: the milliped family Parajulidae (Julida: Parajulini) in Mexico and Central America; first records from E1 Salvador and the Baja California peninsula.
Between October 2002 and November 2007, millipeds were collected from various sites in Arkansas and Texas.
This is the first time, to the author's knowledge, that Aniulus millipeds have been reported from Uvalde County (see Fig.