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Difference Between Centipedes and Millipedes (Chilopoda Vs Diplopoda: Zoological Differences)

Centipedes Vs Millipedes Similarities and Differences


Centipedes and millipedes are coming under the sub-phylum Myriapoda of the phylum Arthropoda.

Similarities of centipedes and millipedes:

Ø  Both coming under the sub-phylum Myriapoda

Ø  All are terrestrial arthropods

Ø  Body divided into head and trunk

Ø  Bears many legs

Ø  Single pair of antennae

Ø  Sensory Tömösváry organs present below the antennae

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