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Pill Milipede

Glomeris sp.

Description:

Saw this Milipede crawling on the ground. When we neared it, the milipede stopped crawling and turned itself into a ball. That is the defence pose of this milipede.

Habitat:

Seen on the forest floor during monsoon.

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4 Comments

Wild Things
Wild Things 6 years ago

Thanks a lot Hema!

Hema
Hema 6 years ago

superb!

Wild Things
Wild Things 6 years ago

Thanks Leuba. All the milipedes around were of the same colour.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 6 years ago

I've never seen one this pale - nice !

Wild Things
Spotted by
Wild Things

Karnataka, India

Spotted on Sep 23, 2013
Submitted on Mar 3, 2014

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