Project Description

Caribbean, U.S.A (Introduced)

The black and yellow stripes of this millipede species warn potential predators that it tastes bad. This species is great for teaching students about warning coloration. It is easy to maintain with just a slice of fruit and a spray of water every few days.

  • Class: Diplopoda (Millipedes)
  • Order: Spirobolida (Round-backed Millipedes)
  • Family:  Rhinocricidae
  • Species: Anadenobolus monilicornis