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Tennessee | United States


Crested Millipede (Millipede)


Abacion spp.



Entry Last Edited: 01/19/2023 | Content ©www.BugsOfTennessee.com

Insect Order



Taxonomy

The Taxonomic Breakdown is the scientific way to categorize a partocular insect species from its largest group (Animalia) to its smallest (variable). The Genus and Species categorizations taken together make up the species' scientific name shown above, in this case Abacion spp..

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Diplopoda
Order: Callipodida
Family: Abacionidae
Genus: Abacion
Species: spp.


Characteristics

Outdoor insect icon
Outdoors: Typically found across the great outdoors.


Description

The Crested Millipede has been identified by site users by the following descriptors:

large    long    outdoors    under stone    brown    black    white    red    multi-legged


Sighting Guide

The general likelihood of encountering this insect based on a given month of the year in the state of Tennessee. Generally, the best sighting months are June through August with peak occurring in July.

41F
JAN
44F
FEB
53F
MAR
62F
APR
70F
MAY
78F
JUN
80F
JUL
79F
AUG
73F
SEP
62F
OCT
52F
NOV
44F
DEC

Size

Below is a representation of the 'smallest-small' and 'largest-large' sizes commonly associated with the Crested Millipede. Due to monitor differences, sizes may not be exact on your particular screen. Conversions to millimeters are provided for convenience.

Lowest-Low:
1.57 inches
(40 mm)
Highest-High:
1.97 inches
(50 mm)


Identifying Colors

Below you will find the colors most commonly associated with the Crested Millipede. Both Primary and Secondary colors are represented in the showcase. Due to monitor differences, colors may not be exact representations.

BROWN
RED
WHITE
BLACK


Tennessee County Reach

The Crested Millipede can be found in the following Tennessee counties:

Anderson; Bedford; Benton; Bledsoe; Blount; Bradley; Campbell; Cannon; Carroll; Carter; Cheatham; Chester; Claiborne; Clay; Cocke; Coffee; Crockett; Cumberland; Davidson; De Kalb; Decatur; Dickson; Dyer; Fayette; Fentress; Franklin; Gibson; Giles; Grainger; Greene; Grundy; Hamblen; Hamilton; Hancock; Hardeman; Hardin; Hawkins; Haywood; Henderson; Henry; Hickman; Houston; Humphreys; Jackson; Jefferson; Johnson; Knox; Lake; Lauderdale; Lawrence; Lewis; Lincoln; Loudon; Macon; Madison; Marion; Marshall; Maury; McMinn; McNairy; Meigs; Monroe; Montgomery; Moore; Morgan; Obion; Overton; Perry; Pickett; Polk; Putnam; Rhea; Roane; Robertson; Rutherford; Scott; Sequatchie; Sevier; Shelby; Smith; Stewart; Sullivan; Sumner; Tipton; Trousdale; Unicoi; Union; Van Buren; Warren; Washington; Wayne; Weakley; White; Williamson; Wilson


Crested Millipede Picture (1)

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Image of an adult Crested Millipede crawling insect.; Credit: Alex Icycatelf Bowen of Kentucky.
This image is original to www.InsectIdentification.org; Used with Permission.

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