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Here’s a discovery to raise your glass to—a new millipede named Scoterpes jackdanieli.
To outwit predators, insects have evolved all sorts of defenses, from spraying noxious fluid to playing dead. A California millipede, as it turns out, just glows.
Scientists have figured out how some species of millipedes can turn their legs into sex appendages, new research shows.
The giant extinct invertebrate Arthropleura resembled some modern millipedes, but could grow to be more than one-and-a-half feet wide, and may sometimes have been more than six feet long. Reconstruction of the giant millipede Arthropleura from the Pennsylvanian and earliest Permian of North America and Europe. The head capsule (marked by an asterisk) is shown…