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Scutigera coleoptrata, or house centipede. © Kevin Collins
The Myriapoda is a group (sub phylum) comprising 4 classes of arthropods:
All myriapods possess:
Explore the Museum's collection of Myriapoda, a phylum of arthropods containing millipedes and centipedes among others.
The name Myriapoda means 'myriad legs' and comes from Greek myrias meaning 10,000.