Myriapods are terrestrial arthropods that often times have “many legs.” Myriapods often times have many appendages, ranging from a handful up to two-hundred pairs. They also vary in size. The can be microscopic up to thirty centimeters in length.
Though these are one of the smallest classes of arthropod, there are an estimated 11,000 species of myriapods. They love humid environments. You can find them in leaf litters, soil, or hiding in stones and wood.
The most well known Myriapods are Centipedes (Chilopoda) and Millipedes (Diplopoda)
I came across this post written by David Attenborough for the Nobel Prize on facebook that I found incredibly thought-provoking and eye-opening! I highly recommend taking a look at it....