Flatbacked Millipedes

Subject: Three red and black bugs found!
Location: Missouri, U.S.A.
April 1, 2016 5:44 pm
I would like your help on identifying three orange and black stripped bugs. I was in my yard searching for bugs, so I lifted up a rotting log and to my excitement I found three cool looking bugs all near each other! Pretty please with cherries on top help me identify them! 🙂
Signature: Gracie S.

Flatbacked Millipedes
Flatbacked Millipedes

Dear Gracie,
These are Flatbacked Millipedes in the order Polydesmida, a group well represented on BugGuide.

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