Flat-backed Millipedes have many legs and a broad body. They are also known as Keeled Millipedes, likely for the flat side projections from each segment. These edges may be yellow, orange, or ivory. The millipede may be dark brown, black, or reddish brown. Colors vary per individual. The are often found under leaf litter and stones. Occasionally, groups of them migrate across forest floors and fields. They may be handled carefully and admired often.
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Note: An insect's reach is not limited by lines drawn on a map and therefore species may appear in areas, regions and/or states beyond those listed above as they are driven by environmental factors (such as climate change), available food supplies and mating patterns.