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Millipedes for sale

Millipedes (Diplopoda) are among the oldest living creatures on Earth and characteristed by having two pairs of jointed legs on each body segment. They are available in many forms and can reach impressive lengths of up to 32cm. Primarily herbivorous.


African Giant Black Millipedes PhotoAvailable to Order

African Giant Black Millipedes
Archispirostreptus gigas

Found throughout Kenya and Tanzania down as far as South Africa. This large species of millipede reaches an enormous 32cm length and is found mainly in dry savannas.

Dooryard Snowbug PhotoAvailable to Order

Dooryard Snowbug
Rhododesmus mastophorus mastophorus

Like most polydesmids this species is found predominantly on the soil surface in grasslands and dry savannas throughout Tanzania, East Africa.

Glossy Black Millipedes PhotoAvailable to Order

Glossy Black Millipedes
Dendrostreptus macracanthus

A glossy black arboreal millipede found in moist tropical forests in Tanzania, East Africa. Slender and of medium length up to 17cm.

Green Thai Pill Bug PhotoAvailable to Order

Green Thai Pill Bug
Sphaerotheriida sp.

Very active species that spends large amounts of time on the surface searching for organic material at various stages of decomposition. Seemingly larger than their East African cousins with an overall green body and reaching sizes of around 5cm.

Purple-legged Millipedes PhotoAvailable to Order

Purple-legged Millipedes
Spirostreptus hamatus

A fossorial species from Tanzania which should be maintained in deep moist substrates. Reaches medium lengths of up to 14cm with a very attractive appearance.

Red-legged Millipede PhotoAvailable to Order

Red-legged Millipede
Ephibolus pulchripes

The visual attractiveness of this millipede with its black and red leg contrast make this a very popular species. They are found throughout Kenya and Tanzania and reach a moderate adult size of approximately 13cm.

Siamese Pointy-tailed PhotoAvailable to Order

Siamese Pointy-tailed
Thyropygus allevatus uncinatus

A large species of millipede naturally found in rainforests in Thailand which reaches lengths of up to 26cm. Noticeable features include the spiked telson at the posterior.

Tanzanian Pill Bug Millipedes PhotoAvailable to Order

Tanzanian Pill Bug Millipedes
Arthrosphaera cf. brandtii

Very active species that spends large amounts of time on the surface searching for organic material at various stages of decomposition. A relatively small species reaching around 4cm with an overall light brown body.

Amber Millipedes PhotoCurrently Unvailable

Amber Millipedes
Unknown species

Amber Millipedes are big, pretty and don't mind being handled. They are easy to care for, feeding on natural decaying leaf matter, rotting wood and fruit and veg.

Barbados Banded Millipede PhotoCurrently Unvailable

Barbados Banded Millipede
Unknown species

This medium sized Millipede collected from Barbados has banded segments along with dark pink legs.

Barbados Neon Millipede PhotoCurrently Unvailable

Barbados Neon Millipede
Anadenobolus monilicornis

This is a small, brightly coloured Millipede from Barbados. These are rarely offered and should not be missed in anyones collection.

Black and White Giant Millipede PhotoCurrently Unvailable

Black and White Giant Millipede
Omopyge grandis

This giant black and white banded millipede has been collected from Uganda. They reach an adult length of approximately 15cm.

Burmese Millipedes PhotoCurrently Unvailable

Burmese Millipedes
Unknown species

Burmese Millipedes are a great size when adult and have lovely colouring. This is an ideal pet for children who want an easy exotic pet, when out too much maintenance.

Chocolate Millipedes PhotoCurrently Unvailable

Chocolate Millipedes
Unknown species

The Chocolate Millipede can reach sizes of 20cm. They are a popular species due to them being hardy.

Florida Grey Millipedes PhotoCurrently Unvailable

Florida Grey Millipedes
Narceous gordanus

These animals can be found all over pennisula Florida. During hot days they bury themselves in leaf litter and over in the scrubland they bury themselves in the sand. I assume this is where their nickname scrub millipede has come from.

Long Legged Millipede PhotoCurrently Unvailable

Long Legged Millipede
Unknown species

The Long Legged Millipede can be found in Nigeria, Africa. They are an olive brown colour with long banded legs.

Madagascan Giant Emerald Pill Bugs PhotoCurrently Unvailable

Madagascan Giant Emerald Pill Bugs
Sphaerotheriida sp

Little is know about these Madagascan Giant Emerald Pill Bugs, but they do make interesting pets.

Red Fire Millipede PhotoCurrently Unvailable

Red Fire Millipede
Centrobolus annulatus

This bright red coloured millipede is from Mozambique and measures approximately 10cm in length.

Red Spotted Flat Millipede PhotoCurrently Unvailable

Red Spotted Flat Millipede
Polydesmus species

This is a new species of flat millipede available within the pet trade. They can be found living within the forest floor of Nigeria.

Rusty Millipedes PhotoCurrently Unvailable

Rusty Millipedes
Trigoniulus corallinus

Trigoniulus corallinus sometimes called the amber or rusty millipede are native to areas around Thailand and Myanma. These are not commonly available within the pet trade.

Tanzanian Brown Millipedes PhotoCurrently Unvailable

Tanzanian Brown Millipedes
Unknown

Little is known regarding this species. However we have noticed them climbing in captivity so we keep them in a semi arboreal setup much like the Yellow Legged Millipedes. We feed them on rotting leaves, wood, and feed occasional fruit.

Tanzanian Earthworm Millipede PhotoCurrently Unvailable

Tanzanian Earthworm Millipede
Spirostreptus brachycerus

The Tanzanian Earthworm Millipede is a small African species that reaches an adult length of approximately 10cm. They have an overall pink body and legs, the body is slender and this species tends to curl tightly into a ball if disturbed.

Texas Giant Gold Millipedes PhotoCurrently Unvailable

Texas Giant Gold Millipedes
Orthroporus ornatus

This is North Americas largest millipede species. Very pretty species with gold and chocolate bands along their body and bronze coloured legs.

Tri Colour Millipede PhotoCurrently Unvailable

Tri Colour Millipede
Unknown species

This small to medium sized millipede grows to a length of approximately 10cm. These are an Uganda species of Millipede.

Vietnam Rainbow Millipede PhotoCurrently Unvailable

Vietnam Rainbow Millipede
Tonkinbolus dolfusi

As the name suggests, these millipedes are from Vietnam and have a rainbow coloration. They are medium sized and must be kept at lower temperatures compared to other species.

Yellow-legged Millipede PhotoCurrently Unvailable

Yellow-legged Millipede
Doratogonus stylifer

A medium-sized species (about 16cm) that has a satiny black body. The legs, antennae and head are cream to yellow in colouration.

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