Thousands of legs, like a giant millipede crawling across the floodplain, kick up puffs of blush-colored dust.
The arthropodes, like centipedes, beetles, millipedes and worms, bring in the finishing touches to complete the composting.
They are predators on spiders, mites, millipedes , and other insects.
Insects mined and bored every bit of wood and leaf, while centipedes and millipedes crawled all over.
Plant material accumulated on the pond bottom, creating anoxic conditions that favored the preservation of terrestrial arthropods such as the millipedes and arachnids.
In areas where acid rain is most severe, the supplementary calcium-rich foods that female songbirds depend on - snail shells, isopods such as pill bugs, millipedes , and earthworms - may be in short supply.
I received a sample of millipedes and crane fly larvae from a seedling corn field.
Pulmonate snails, millipedes , scorpions, spiders and mites were certainly present, but are not known from fossils.
They include such things as spiders, leeches, millipedes , pill bugs, flatworms, mites, beetles, and water dwellers such as water scorpions and nematode worms.
The large collection includes earthworms, slugs, snails, beetles, earwigs, ants, moths, crickets, spiders, millipedes and centipedes.