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Portuguese Millipede

Ommatoiulus moreleti


Multiple segmented invertebrate with a pair of legs per segment. Circular in cross section. Coils into a flat spiral in defence and when inactive.


Found under some pots on an outdoor table. Usually found under logs, rocks and leaf litter.


An introduced species.

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1 Comment

brainpunk 6 years ago

Thanks. I didn't know these guys were introduced. I bet they good chicken food though..

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Spotted on Jul 2, 2013
Submitted on Sep 2, 2013

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