This millipede species is part of a group known as the “flat-backed millipedes”, which are characterized by their flattened appearance. Their bright yellow legs warn predators that they are poisonous when eaten. It is easy to maintain with just a slice of fruit and a spray of water every few days.
- Class: Diplopoda (Millipedes)
- Order: Polydesmida (Flat-backed Millipedes)
- Family: Xystodesmidae
- Species: Apheloria tigana