Apheloria virginiensis corrugata


Common Names: Apheloria virginiensis corrugata, flat-backed millipede
Category: Insects
Sub-category: Millipedes


A large North American millipede. Yellow and black armor, with orange on the edges, yellow legs.

Found in forests, often under logs.

Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Produces cyanide compounds. While they do not bite, they are not recommended to be handled for this reason. It is recommended that one wash hands after handling this organism as the toxic compounds it secretes are poisonous and can cause extreme irritation if rubbed in the eyes.
Additional Information: http://bugguide.net/node/view/97404
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