African Giant Millipede

African Giant Millipede

Scientific Name

Archispirostreptus gigas

Range

Western Africa

Habitats

Subtropical rainforests

What do they eat?

Detritivores; decaying plant matter

Status

Least concern

Conservation Threats

No major threats are known

Fun Facts

For defense, millipedes coil up or excrete a foul-smelling fluid that often has toxins in it.

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