what is the difference between centipide and milipede


Asked by dipakjjain | 30th Jul, 2019, 04:48: PM

Expert Answer:

Differences between centipede and millipede:



  • Belong to Class Chilopoda
  • Belong to Class Diplopoda 
  • Flexible, dorsoventrally flattened
  • Rigid  distinguishable by their sub-cylindrical shape
  • Have one pair of legs per body segment
  • Have two pairs of legs per body segment
  • Known for their speed
  • Move slowly and burrow
  • Carnivorous 
  • Decomposers

Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 30th Jul, 2019, 05:52: PM